Whitby Goth Weekend Book Launch at Nottingham Contemporary


Join us for the Book Launch at Nottingham home international art Nottingham Contemporary.

For Halloween 2018, award winning Nottingham based photographer David Severn is launching a limited edition photobook of his series taken during Whitby Goth Weekend published by Nottingham independent art publishers Beam Editions. Designed by Joff+Ollie and including a new essay by Wayne Burrows, the book is a whimsical exploration of the Gothic seaside tradition.

Join us in celebrating the launch of this new publication with a Gothic soirée in the Ottar CafeBar at Nottingham Contemporary featuring:

‘Spooky DJ sets’

Writer and artist Wayne Burrows and Joff Casciani (Truth &. Lies) take to the decks for gothic exotica disco.

Pop Up Tintype Photography Studio

A rare chance to have your portrait taken by Jim Grainger, a master in the ‘wet plate collodion process. This is a very special process and one of the oldest in photography that produces pearlescent print on to a metal sheet.

Ottar will be serving up seasonal food and cocktails with a dark twist. Fancy dress encouraged!

***** Free Whitby Goth Weekend C-type print included with the first 30 copies available at the launch*****


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