Maps of London & Beyond with Adam Dant

Maps of London & Beyond with Adam Dant

This event has finished Took place on: Tuesday, 26th Jun 2018

Artist and cartographer Adam Dant surveys London’s past, present and future with his beautiful, witty and subversive cartographic pieces. His astonishing maps offer a compelling view of history, lore, language and life in the capital and beyond.

Traversed by a plethora of colourful characters including William Shakespeare, Charles Dickens, Mary Wollstonecraft and Barbara Windsor, Adam Dant’s maps extend from the shipwrecks on the bed of the Thames to the stars in the sky over Soho. Along the way, he captures all the rich traditions in the capital, from brawls and buried treasure to gin and gentlemen’s clubs. 
Come and hear the artist give the background to each of his handsome cartographic artworks, revealing his inspirations and artistic process and outlining his cultural allusions.

Tickets £4

Redeemable against the cost of Maps of London & Beyond (published by Batsford) by Adam Dant
Includes a glass of wine / soft drink
About the author:
Adam Dant studied at the Royal College of Art, London and the MS University Faculty of Fine Arts, Baroda, India. He creates elaborate narrative drawings that examine and depict public contemporary life, space, mythologies and histories. Extensively researched and wittily perceptive, these works of art draw on a deep well of historical and visual sources. Adam Dant was the official election artist in 2015. He lives and works in London. More info at: www.tagfinearts.com/adam-dant

 

Cost: £3.88


Contact and Booking Details

More information at this website.

Reserve tickets at this website

2018-06-26 2018-06-26 Europe/London Maps of London & Beyond with Adam Dant Artist and cartographer Adam Dant surveys London’s past, present and future with his beautiful, witty and subversive cartographic pieces. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2018/06/26/maps-of-london-amp-beyond-with-adam-dant-172567 Stanfords,12-14 Long Acre,,London

See more events on the same day or today, tomorrow or rest of Jun


Location

Stanfords,

12-14 Long Acre,
London,
WC2E 9LP

Google Map of Stanfords

Nearest tube and train stations to Stanfords

Piccadily
Piccadily
Northern
Northern
Bakerloo
Mainline Terminus

More local events coming soon

Free  
The Apollo Victoria Theatre are opening their doors to celebrate their history and design.
12:00 AM
£15  
This talk examines objects from the Museum’s collection in order to chart a range of striking connections between Stonehenge, other regions of the British Isles, and continental Europe.
12:00 AM
£5  
A screening of the film Steamboy directed by Japanese manga artist, screenwriter and director, Katsuhiro Ôtomo.
12:00 AM
£5  
Broadcaster and Art Historian Janina Ramirez joins Ian Hislop, Editor of Private Eye and co-curator of the Citi exhibition I object: Ian Hislop's search for dissent.
12:00 AM
£3  
Exit Through the Gift Shop is the groundbreaking film from Banksy, the world's most famous graffiti artist – a global phenomenon with a fiercely guarded anonymity.
12:00 AM
£15  
Gardener. Curator Gareth Brereton introduces the BP exhibition I am Ashurbanipal: king of the world, king of Assyria.
12:00 AM
£5  
Writer, broadcaster and editor, Ian Hislop, joins celebrated comedy writer and producer, Armando Iannucci, to discuss the changing role of satire and subversion in a post-truth world.
12:00 AM
£5  
Joined by writer and classicist, David Stuttard, and Professor of Classics at King’s College London, Edith Hall, this panel discussion investigates this theme with reference to a variety of objects and sources.
12:00 AM
£3  
This documentary introduces the street art pioneers Futura, Rammellzee and Blek le Rat.
12:00 AM
Free  
London's lost buildings – from coaching inns and horse markets to riverside mansions and gin palaces – are the focus of a this exhibition.
9:30 AM
Free  
London's lost buildings – from coaching inns and horse markets to riverside mansions and gin palaces – are the focus of a this exhibition.
9:30 AM
Free  
See a live display of Bespoke Shirt making and Hand Embroidery
10:00 AM
£28  
Take a Routemaster bus for a tour around the capital, following in the footsteps of some of the major players in the suffrage movement.
10:00 AM
Free  
https://www.ucl.ac.uk/campaign/festival/its-all-academic-festival-15-september-2018
10:00 AM
Free  
Come and discover the National Theatre’s archive: a treasure trove of theatre materials from the 1960s to present day.
10:00 AM
£23  
The Economist’s Open Future Festival to tackle the most urgent issues of our time
10:00 AM
Free  
We offer tutorials to help you effectively use the internet and the genealogy websites.
10:30 AM
Free  
We offer tutorials to help you effectively use the internet and the genealogy websites.
10:30 AM
Free  
We offer tutorials to help you effectively use the internet and the genealogy websites.
10:30 AM
£20  
Walk in the footsteps of the mother of modern nursing and discover the life of Florence Nightingale through the places she lived and worked.
10:30 AM
£20  
Walk in the footsteps of the 'mother of nursing' and discover the life of Florence Nightingale through the places where she lived and worked.
10:30 AM
£20  
Walk in the footsteps of the 'mother of nursing' and discover the life of Florence Nightingale through the places where she lived and worked.
10:30 AM
£20  
Walk in the footsteps of the 'mother of nursing' and discover the life of Florence Nightingale through the places where she lived and worked.
10:30 AM
£12  
From watergates, palaces and hotels to medieval cloisters, churches and Parisian boulevards, this walk explores the multifarious landscape of the northern shore between Charing Cross and St Brides to reveal London's great Middle City through its best kept architectural secrets and spectacular sleeping giants.
10:30 AM
£5  
The London Gaming Market is a place to buy retro video-games, board games and merchandise all in one place.
11:00 AM
Free  
If you're interested in your family history, come and see all the records we hold.
11:00 AM
Free  
If you're interested in your family history, come and see all the records we hold.
11:00 AM
Free  
If you're interested in your family history, come and see all the records we hold.
11:00 AM
Free  
Sign and lettering expo featuring an exhibition, live demonstrations, screenings and tours.
11:00 AM
Free  
Sign and lettering expo featuring an exhibition, live demonstrations, screenings and tours.
11:00 AM