Marina Warner

Diary

Eyes, Lies, Illusions

30/05/18

Marina Warner’s ‘Eyes, Lies and Illusions: Optical Wizardry through Time, 2004’ to is published in Fifty Years of Great Art Writing From the Hayward Gallery, published by Hayward Publishing (London, 2018), pp 315-327. A collection of important essays a …

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Marina in conversation with Joan Jonas

21/05/18

21st May 2018 6.30pm Tate Modern, London Marina Warner in conversation with Joan Jonas. http://www.tate.org.uk/press/press-releases/bmw-tate-live-exhibition-2018-ten-days-six-nights

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Birkbeck Arts Week 2018: Thursday 17 May 2018

16/05/18

  Thinking with dance, moving with fairy tale.  Cinema, 43 Gordon Square Gingerella (RockaFela) (65′, Dir. Alex Reuben, Wellcome Trust/ACE, UK 2018) explores cognition, motion and imagination as expressed in fairy tales. Join the director for a sc …

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The Story of The Persian Carpet – documentary

11/05/18

MW contributed an interview to ‘The Story of The Persian Carpet’ a documentary about the cultural heritage of the Persian carpet in Britain, produced by the London Iranian Association and available to watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sHd7jSd …

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The MHRA Centenary Lectures

11/05/18

11th May 2018 The MHRA Centenary Lectures Dame Marina Warner (Birkbeck) – ’Sound, Gesture, Image: Translations of Performance and Genre in the Digital Age’ The MHRA Presidential Address for 2018, held at Lansdowne Club, 9 Fitzmaurice Place, Mayfair W1J …

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Fondation Barbier-Mueller – Presentation of New Publications

20/04/18

23 April 2018 5.30pm Fondation Barbier-Mueller – Presentation of New Publications 23 April 2018, 5.30pm – 7.30pm Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London WC1H 0AB The Barbier-Mueller Foundation, located at the University of Geneva, holds more than 600 …

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National Theatre and Sicilian Folk Tales

17/04/18

Marina has contributed the essay ‘The Future in the Instant’ to the theatre programme for Macbeth at National Theatre, Spring 2018.  Marina also contributed the essay ‘Cola Pesce (Cola Pisci) Legends’ to Catarina the Wise and Other Wondrous Sicilian Fo …

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BBC Radio 4’s Words Apart – Word of Mouth

16/04/18

10th April 2018 Marina Warner contributes to BBC Radio 4’s Words Apart – Word of Mouth Broadcast on BBC RADIO 4 on Tuesday 10 April 2018 at 16:00 and Monday 16 April 2018 at 23:00 Word of Mouth returns with a special programme in which Michael Rosen an …

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Dutch translation of Leonora Carrington’s Down Below

01/04/18

Leonora Carrington ‘Beneden’ with an introduction by Marina Warner has been translated into Dutch published by Uitgeverj Orlando 2018, pp7-39.

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Publication of ‘Filigrana Italiana’

01/04/18

Marina has contributed ‘Filigrana Italiana’ to The Italian Renaissance – A Zest for Life, edited by Michel Jeanneret and Nicolas Ducimetière, published by Legenda (2018) pp127-139.  The Italian Renaissance marks the beginning of the modern era in Weste …

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