In Conversation with Edward Burtynsky & Sir Simon Schama

Until 9 p.m.

15 February

Admission: Tickets from £30.

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As part of Saatchi Gallery’s major exhibition BURTYNSKY: Extraction/Abstraction, we are delighted to announce a one-off event.

Photographer Edward Burtynsky will be joined by Sir Simon Schama, Professor of Art History for an exclusive discussion on the power of art in addressing the urgent issues of our times. 

Tickets for the evening include access to the talk, a screening of In the Wake of Progress, the opportunity to explore the exhibition BURTYNSKY: Extraction/Abstraction, and a glass of champagne on arrival. The talk will commence at 7PM, and there are limited tickets available.

Sir Simon Schama is a University Professor of Art History and History at Colombia University. He is a writer-presenter of over 50 documentaries on art and history for BBC television. Most recently, his ‘History of Now’ series aired on BBC.

Edward Burtynsky is regarded as one of the world’s most accomplished contemporary photographers. His remarkable photographic depictions of global industrial landscapes represent over 40 years of his bearing witness to the impact of humans on the planet. In 2020 he was awarded a Royal Photographic Society Honorary Fellowship and 2022 honoured with the Outstanding Contribution to Photography Award by the World Photography Organization.

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts 

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