Coming up at Void this January

Imagining October - Film Screening
Wednesday 8 January, 7pm
Void will screen Imagining October (1984). In this film Jarman explores art and politics in the final years of the Cold War, drawing connections between pre-Perestroika Russia and Thatcherite Britain. The title refers to the 1917 Bolshevik revolution and Sergei Eisenstein's propaganda film October: Ten Days That Shook the World 1928.

Derek Jarman Talk - Michael Charlesworth & Francesca Balboni
Saturday 11th January, 2pm
Void will welcome Michael Charlesworth and Francesca Balboni. Michael and Francesca come from the University of Texas, Austin and both will explore Jarman’s works that are currently on display in Void. Michael will mediate on the GBH paintings, the context of their making, and how they fit in to Jarman's painting as a whole and Francesca will present her paper on Jarman’s The Last of England.

Poetry evening with spoken word artist Frank Rafferty
Wednesday 15th January, 6:30pm
An evening of poetry inspired by Derek Jarman. Bring along your favourite poem or just come by to be inspired.

Remembering Derek
Saturday 18th January, 3pm
Mary Cremin in conversation with Norman Rosenthal, independent curator and art historian and former exhibitions director of the Royal Academy of Art.

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