Cultural Traffic, the arts and publishing fair, will hold its fourth London edition at Old Spitalfields Market, Saturday 5th October. Its new talks programme, which like the fair is free of charge, will take place throughout the day and includes the following speakers:
Pandemonia – Post Pop Sensation
Luisa Le Voguer Couyetin – HATE zine
Iris Luz – PC Erotic magazine
Dinah Gold – The London Vagabond
Scarlett Cannon – Blitz Kid
Philip Sallon – Style innovator, Club impresario
This series of talks have been created to incite conversations about the current cultural landscape, in particular, the impact of digital technology.’
Cultural Traffic, the arts and publishing fair Saturday 5th October.
New talks programme, which like the fair is free of charge, will take place throughout the day
CULTURAL TRAFFIC IN CONVERSATION PROGRAMME
This series of talks have been created to incite conversations about the current cultural landscape, in particular the impact of digital technology
12PM: PANDEMONIA, Post Pop Sensation
A sensational seven-foot tall Post Pop art creation, an object of fascination and confusion. Her creator will discuss the concepts that brought her into being. BOOK HERE
2PM: PUBLISHING NOW With Dinah Gold / The London Vagabond, Iris Luz / PC EROTIC and Luisa Le Voguer Couyet / Hate zine BOOK HERE
Dinah Gold will talk about the work she produces through the alias ‘The London Vagabond’. She says: ‘I want to guide and encourage more women to feel empowered by their bodies and by their own sexuality, depicting them honestly and often that empowerment stretches beyond the image.
IRIS LUZ / PC EROTIC
Luz focuses on exploring the realm of technology from neural networks to biohacking, she explores the different ways tech and humanity collide. Her publishing project, PC Erotic 2, which dissects the concept of fake news and post truth, will be out next month.
LUISA LE VOGUER COUYETIN
Le Voguer Couyetin co-founded Hate Zine in 2015. Hate, which is advert free, focuses on social justice issues through art, photography, poetry and writing. Past issues have covered mental health, sex and gender, the environment, love, and most recently, death.
4PM: SCARLETT CANNON, Blitz Kid
An original Blitz Kid, will discuss her life as a model and muse for countless creatives, including Derek Jarman and the late Judy Blame, Cannon considers herself an ‘ongoing changeable sculpture’. Unlike today’s Instagram culture, where highly-sexualized uniformity and pornification are encouraged, Cannon has a unique, idiosyncratic profile that defies easy definition. BOOK HERE
5:30PM: PHILIP SALLON, Style innovator, Club impresario
A core member of the ‘Blitz Kids’, a group who frequented the famous Blitz club in the 1980s. Along with Steve Strange and Boy George, he was a progenitor of the New Romantic movement. In his talk, he will discuss how today’s digital app-based culture has transformed night life. BOOK HERE
Saturday 5th October Free Entry 11am–8pm Old Spitalfields Market Central Mezzanine Terrace
8 Horner Square London E1 6EW
To attend the fair, which is free of charge, you need to register at Eventbrite