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Whale Cultures: Philip Hoare and Jessica Sarah Rinland, with John Burton, LRB

February 12, 2014 @ 7:00 pm

| £10

To mark the paperback publication of Samuel Johnson Prize-winning author Philip ‘Leviathan’ Hoare’s acclaimed new book The Sea Inside, we present an evening exploring the wondrous world of whales. One of our best non-fiction writers and a fine broadcaster, Hoare wrote and presented the BBC Arena film The Hunt for Moby-Dick and directed three films for BBC’s ‘Whale Night’. He was also co-curator, with Angela Cockayne, of the Moby-Dick Big Read . Artist film-maker Jessica Sarah Rinland focuses on whales in both long and short works. She will screen her film A Boiled Skeleton, depicting the journey of a bottlenose whale, caught in 1860 and currently stored in the basement of UCL’s Grant Museum. Ex-whaler John Burton will be reading live from the newspaper article that covered the whale’s journey. The evening will be hosted by Gareth Evans.

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