Iain Sinclair’s Doves Typeface: Launch Event @ South Bank

Join us for a premiere of a new film and poster publication by the legendary London writer, formed from a typeface excavated from the riverbed of the Thames.

Sinclair is in discussion with printer Robert Green and novelist, poet and artist Brian Catling.

This new project is based on the walks that TJ Cobden-Sanderson took in 1917 to discard the metal moulds, or matrices, of the Doves typeface from Hammersmith Bridge following a dispute with his business partner.

In 2015, parts of the typeface were found and excavated by printer Robert Green who has worked on the new publication of Sinclair’s texts, written using only the 150 letters found on the bed of the Thames.

Part of the Totally Thames Festival 2020

BOOK LAUNCH: Our Late Familiars by Ian Wilkinson and Iain Sinclair

BOOK LAUNCH: Our Late Familiars by Ian Wilkinson and Iain Sinclair

THE WHALEBONE BOX WILL PREMIÈRE NEXT FRIDAY ON MUBI

APRIL 3rd and play for one month 24/7

 

Find the film on Mubi

“Our Late Familiars” – Standard Edition 0 with text by Iain and photographs by Ian Wilkinson

Mike Goldmark has published Our Late Familiars: Witnessing the Palermo Catacombs (my text, photographs by Ian Wilkinson), to be launched at Swedenborg House on 2 April at 6.30pm.

Our Late Familiars (Standard Edition) from Goldmark Gallery on Vimeo.

“A small selection of prose-poems from South America, Fever Hammer Yellow has been published by Earthbound.”

A small selection of prose-poems from South America, Fever Hammer Yellow has been published by Earthbound.