Hosted by editor and author Gary Budden with Influx Press, join us for an evening of films, readings and photography exploring the weird and the eerie to celebrate Adam Scovell’s new novel composed around vernacular images, Mothlight. The two are joined by photographer and visual artist Ellen Rogers and poet and journalist Rosalind Jana.
Gary Budden is a writer and co-founder of Influx Press. His dark book of uncanny psychogeographies and landscape punk, Hollow Shores, was published earlier in 2017 by Dead Ink, and his novella Judderman (as D.A. Northwood) was published in 2018 by the Eden Book Society. His short story ‘Greenteeth’ was nominated for a 2017 British Fantasy Award and adapted into a short film by the Adam Scovell.
Rosalind Jana is an author, freelance journalist, and poet. Having won the Vogue Talent Contest at the age of sixteen, Ishe has written for British Vogue, The Guardian, Broadly, Refinery29, BBC Radio 4, The Debrief, SUITCASE, Buzzfeed and Metro. Her debut non-fiction book Notes On Being Teenage came out with Hachette (Wayland) in 2016.
Ellen Rogers creates all-analogue, emotional and accessible photography that is both careful and skilled, the work is hand-printed, hand-painted and speaks of myth, folklore, literature and politics. Clients and editorials include British Journal of Photography, The Guardian, Vogue, Vice, i-D, Alice Temperley and institutions such as the Ashmolean Museum and The Smithsonian.
Adam Scovell is a writer and filmmaker from Merseyside now based in London. His writing has featured in The Times, BFI, Sight & Sound, Little White Lies and The Quietus. In 2015, he worked with Robert Macfarlane on an adaptation of his Sunday Times best-seller, Holloway, and has worked on films alongside Stanley Donwood, Iain Sinclair and BAFTA-nominated director, Paul Wright. His first book, Folk Horror: Hours Dreadful and Things Strange, was published by Auteur in 2017.
£8/£5 members & concessions.