Thursday 15 December 2011, 6:30pm, CR100, The Cass
A series of lectures with presentations made by those who can offer an insight into the area of Aldgate and its urban and creative context, as well as the ongoing regeneration of the area.
Philipp Ebeling: Invisible Walls
Philipp Ebeling, born in Germany, works as a freelance documentary and portrait photographer in London. He completed a BA in photography at the London College of Communication in 2002. His regular editorial clients include the Sunday Times Magazine, the Observer and Guardian magazines, Time Out, Dazed & Confused, GEO and LeMonde. He has won multiple awards including the 2004 Observer/Hodge Award for his private documentary work and the distinguished National Portrait Gallery’s annual portrait award in 2005. in the same year he followed an invitation to join the scholarship program at Fabrica, Benetton’s creative centre in Italy. In 2008 he was selected for the Joop Swart Masterclass in Amsterdam. His latest project, the Fishbar is a space for new photography in East London, opened with an inaugural exhibition after extensive renovations in December 2010. Philipp runs the project together with his partner and fellow photographer Olivia Arthur.
Alan Dein: Eastenders on the radio & a survey of Oral History projects in East London
Alan Dein is an award-winning freelance BBC Radio documentary feature presenter, oral historian and projects consultant. Recent commissions include BBC, The British Library, The Museum of London, The Royal Parks, Camden Council, English Heritage and The Guardian Between 2004 – 2008, he was the co-ordinator of the Heritage Lottery Funded King’s Cross Voices, a major oral history exploration of London’s King’s Cross. Alan is a Committee Member at The Oral History Society.CR100, Commercial Road, 41-47 Commercial Road, London, E1 1LA. * Lectures co-curated by ASD Projects Office and Publica