Above: the Poetry Cafe exhibition. Below right: the launch invite.
Formerly: an exhibition about disappearing London had its inaugural show at The Poetry Café, part of the Poetry Society’s HQ in Covent Garden, London. The exhibition and book were launched with a soundscaped reading by Tamar Yoseloff and Douglas Benford on 21 June 2012, while the exhibition ran from 18 June to 14 July 2012. See below for a selection of photos from the launch.
Formerly: an exhibition about disappearing London
The Poetry Café, The Poetry Society, 22 Betterton Street, London WC2H 9BX
18 June-14 July 2012
• Poetry Cafe web page
• Poetry Society website
Below: a gallery of images from the launch – click to see them as a slideshow. Additional photos by Andrew Lindesay.
Poetry Society director Judith Palmer introduces the soundscaped reading. Tamar Yoseloff is at left, Vici MacDonald at right.
Douglas Benford, left, provides the semi-improvised soundscape for Tamar Yoseloff’s reading.
The lucky half of the audience who got a seat downstairs – while the rest listened to a transmission on the upper floor.
The Poetry Cafe’s upper floor, packed out for the launch reading.
Tamar Yoseloff meets and greets at the door.
A view of the poetry banners lining the cafe awlls.
Formerly displayed on the cafe’s charming counter.
Douglas Benford and Tamar Yoseloff prepare for the soundscaped reading.