70×70 at the Swedenborg Hall: The Mabuse Saga (1922)+SWIMMING TO HEAVEN

30 July Swedenborg Hall

Two events combined:

Films screening

London writer, filmmaker and ‘psychogeogrpaher’ Iain Sinclair celebrates his 70th birthday year, with the showing of 70 films, handpicked for their relation to his work. As part of the 70×70 season, the Swedenborg Society is delighted to present Fritz Lang’s fantastic Dr Mabuse saga. These screenings will take place in Swedenborg Hall, ‘one of London’s most atmospheric venues’ (The Guardian) and Iain Sinclair will be present to give readings and discuss the films.

Film Programme:

Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler (Fritz Lang, 1922)
The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (Fritz Lang, 1933)
The Thousand Eyes of Dr. Mabuse (Fritz Lang, 1960)

(in association with the Goethe Institut)

 

plus:

 

The  launch of the latest volume in the Swedenborg Archive series: Swimming To Heaven: The Lost Rivers of London

 

The event starts at 11.30 and end at 21:30.

Check the organiser website for details.

Swimming to Heaven to be published for the Swendenborg Society

London-based publisher The Swedenborg Society is to publish Iain Sinclair‘s new pocketbook Swimming to Heaven: The Lost Rivers in London.

From Swendeborg website: SWIMMING TO HEAVEN is the second in a series of pocketbooks making available material from the SWEDENBORG ARCHIVE. Iain Sinclair follows in the path of the ‘lost’ rivers of London and examines their influence on the visionary literature of the capital.

The book shall be released in June and it is already available for pre-order. It will cost £5.95. Please click here for more information.

IAIN SINCLAIR & BRIAN CATLING: SEVERAL CLOUDS COLLIDING

Performance + Exhibition in celebration of the launch of SEVERAL CLOUDS COLLIDING (Swedenborg Society/Book Works, 2012) | 19 July 2012 | 7.00 pm

Details tbc. Watch this space…

Venue: Swedenborg House, 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A 2TH, UK

More info: check this page

A REVIEW OF BLAKE’S LONDON (THE TIMES, SATURDAY 24 MARCH 2012)

I don’t have access to The Times website so here is a post from the Swedenborg society website

The book reviewed is “Blake’s London: the Topographic Sublime”, which you can purchase from the following link:

You Carry Fire @ THE SWEDENBORG SOCIETY

IAIN SINCLAIR & MACGILLIVRAY @ THE SWEDENBORG SOCIETY 19:00 06/10/11 £10

Links: www.swedenborg.org.uk  / www.thehorsehospital.com