3RD / 4TH NOVEMBER 2017

Iain Sinclair

Iain Sinclair

Iain Sinclair is a leading writer, filmmaker, poet and psychogeographer, renowned for his walks in the borderlands of cities, derelict sites and urban redevelopments. His solitary walks in Middlesbrough and Hartlepool were the focus of a public talk at mima. Sinclair previously walked the M25 to write London Orbital, and his new book, Ghost Milk, is a road map of post-Olympics landscapes. His novel Downriver (1991) won the James Tait Memorial Prize and the 1992 Encore Award.

Iain Sinclair talks about his latest and highly climatic book The last London. He will be joined on stage by Peter Stead a great local writer broadcaster, social historian and commentator. Topics will range from Hackney to Grenfell Tower and Brexit. The book has been acclaimed as a masterpiece by Alan Moore, Michael Moorcock and Will Self among many others​.

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