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The Word on the Street
May 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm£25
Graffiti, Typography and Art
Where rebellion meets beauty and transgression meets art
Explore the zone where rebellion meets beauty and transgression meets art. With a star panel including New York photojournalist Martha Cooper, graffiti bomber turned international musician Goldie, and artists eL Seed and JAKe.
Includes entry to Late at the Library: Word Up.
At the Knowledge Centre of the British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB
Tickets £25 / concessions
This event is inspired by the British Library exhibition Writing: Making your Mark which runs from 26th April to 27th August 2019.
Discover the extraordinary story behind one of humankind’s greatest achievements, through more than 100 objects spanning 5,000 years and seven continents. Follow the remarkable evolution of writing from ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs carved in stone and early printed text such as William Caxton’s edition of The Canterbury Tales, to the art of note-taking by some of history’s greatest minds, and onwards to the digital communication tools we use today.
Further information on the British Library website