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River to river, coast to coast

Thames Wharf
Rainville Road
W6 9HA

Saturday 8 June 2019 
Time: 10.30 am – 12.30 am


Londoners go through two million single-use plastic water bottles a day, one of the highest rates of bottled water consumption in the country. Some of these plastics don’t get recycled. They end up in our waterways.

Story Of Books, the imprint of GLUE Studio, is partnering with Re:Centre and The Point magazine to present a talk and creative workshop on waterways and the environment. This HF ArtsFest event will see speakers and Re:Centre resident artists presenting their works based on the objects found on the Devonshire coast, the Strait of Malacca and the River Thames.

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Story Of Books, The Point magazine and Re:Centre will be discussing this issue via a series of talks and artists workshop for the Hammersmith & Fulham Arts Festival 2019.

10.30-11 am: Re:Centre artists Natalie Cronin and Kate Lowe will talk about their group show Temesis, featuring artworks and installations made or inspired by objects found in the River Thames.

11-11.30 am: Coffee break and Art Studio tour.

11.30 am-12 pm: A visual presentation by Mark King, Publisher, The Point, on surfing and plastic pollution on the Devonshire coast. This is followed by a presentation by Zarina Holmes, Photographer, After The Rain project, on the changes to the idyllic Pangkor Island caused by passing traffic in the Strait of Malacca, one of the busiest shipping routes in the world.

Magazines published by the photographers, The Point and After The Rain, will be showcased at the event.

12 pm- 12.30 pm: Studio tour / A showcase of books and objects found in the river.

How to get there

By tube: Hammersmith Tube Station. Estimated: 10-min walk.
By bus: 295 to Hammersmith. Alight at Charing Cross Hospital and walk towards Thames Wharf or the riverside.
Google Map: Click here.

About HF ArtsFest

HF ArtsFest organises over 200 open, inclusive art events with over 100 partners from performing arts to literature, visual arts and film every June across the London borough of Hammersmith and Fulham. This year’s event will take place between 1 and 9 June 2019.

About Story Of Books

Story Of Books is an online journal on books, authors and artists. It features the latest updates on pop culture through Five Minutes With interviews and how-to articles for authors. Publisher and imprint of the award-winning GLUE Studio.

GLUE Studio is a graphic design and marketing agency. It was also Winner of the Best Creative/Media Startup category at the LBHF Business Awards 2018.


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