Adventure Everywhere by Dave Haslam
Discover the culture, music and art that inspired Pablo Picasso at this special event with Dave Haslam in conversation with Jeremy Deller.
Thursday 27 April 2023
Doors open 6.30pm, event starts 7.30pm
Tickets £7, plus booking fee
Advance booking is essential – click here to book your tickets
The Whitworth invites you to join us for the evening premiere, where Dave Haslam will be joined by special guest the Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller to discuss Picasso, Haring, acid house, café bars, and big nights out; and the links between art and life after dark.
Following the talk, there will be an opportunity for an audience Q&A and a book-signing session will take place.
Please ensure you purchase your tickets in advance, click here for further details, and to book.
More information about the speakers
Dave Haslam is a former DJ at the Hacienda in Manchester and the author of several full-length and short-format books. His DJ-ing has taken him to the likes of Berlin, Lima, New York, and Paris. Haslam’s 2018 memoir, Sonic Youth Slept on My Floor was proclaimed Book of the Year by Gilles Peterson. His current project is a series of short format books; subjects have included Sylvia Plath, Keith Haring, and the Angry Brigade. Adventure Everywhere is the seventh book in the series.
Jeremy Deller is a Turner Prize-winning artist. His works have included a recreation of a confrontation at Orgreave during the Miners' Strike, an inflatable Stonehenge, the film Everybody In the Place situating rave and acid house at the centre of social changes in 1980s Britain, Acid Brass, and his British pavilion for the 55th Venice Biennale which included a vast mural of William Morris sinking oligarch Roman Abramovich's yacht in the Venetian lagoon.
Image: Adventure Everywhere, courtesy Dave Haslam