Ghosts of a Ghost: William Burroughs, time surgery and the death of the image

From the Photographer’s Gallery website

“In this video, recorded at The Photographers’ Gallery to accompany our exhibition of photographs by William S. Burroughs, Iain Sinclair presents a fragmentary consideration of the interplay of photography, sound recording, manipulated autobiography, interview and anecdote in the work of Burroughs.”

Burroughs: Iain Sinclair @ The Photographers’ Gallery

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From the PG website.

Ghosts of a Ghost: William Burroughs, time surgery and the death of the image

Wed 5 February, 18.30

Join us on Burroughs birthday for a lecture with Iain Sinclair.

Sinclair will present a fragmentary consideration of the interplay of photography, sound recording, manipulated autobiography, interview, anecdote in the work of William S. Burroughs. Drawing on inspiration from the exhibition, personal correspondence, aborted film documentaries and late meetings (as recorded in my recently published ‘American Smoke: Journeys to the End of the Light’).

For more booking information follow the link.

EDIT – POST UPDATED: prior the lecture, Iain Sinclair will be signing copies of his recently-published work American Smoke.

Wednesday, 5 February 2014, 17.00-18.00

Free event, no booking.

If you cannot make it to the event, signed copies of American Smoke can be pre-ordered online or by contacting the Bookshop.

As part of the Bookshop’s Wiliam S. Burroughs centenary celebrations a selection of Burroughs rarities will be available in the Bookshop from Wednesday 5 February 2014 for a limted period.