Talk: Ken Worpole: modern nature - landscape & aesthetics on the edge

Ben Rivers

4 November 2015

Wednesday 4 November, 7:00 - 8.00pm 

Watch a recording of this talk here.

Writer Ken Worpole looks at Ben Rivers' work and his curated exhibition Edgelands as a starting place to consider experiments in living, life and new kinds of hope on the margins. In collaboration with photographer Jason Orton, Worpole has published two books on the aesthetics of the contemporary post-industrial landscape: 350 Miles (2005) and The New English Landscape (2014). In this talk, Worpole addresses the ways in which writers and photographers can work together in providing a more reflective, counter-intuitive approach to problematic topographies and social histories.

Full price: £4
Friend & Concession: £3

‘For many years, Ken Worpole has been one of the shrewdest and sharpest observers of the English social landscape.’ - The Independent

Ken Worpole is the author of many books on architecture, landscape and public policy. Ken is Emeritus Professor, Cities Institute London Metropolitan University, and has served on the UK government’s Urban Green Spaces Task Force, on the Expert Panel of the Heritage Lottery Fund, and as an adviser to the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment. Take a look at Ken's blog here

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