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Tom Overton

Tom Overton is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow on the archives of the Barbican and Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He edited Portraits: John Berger on Artists and Landscapes: John Berger on Art (Verso, 2015 and 2016)and is writing Berger’s biography, and a book on archives and migration (Allen Lane). He tweets at @tw_overton and collects his articles at overton.tw.



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Oberhausen Film Festival

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June 2017

Tom Overton

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June 2017

Such film festivals – those extraordinary clusters of images, transports of light, of virtual worlds scattered across a real geography – pale in scale...
Plastic Words

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March 2015

Tom Overton

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March 2015

Plastic Words was a six-week series of thirteen events which described itself as ‘mining the contested space between contemporary literature and art’. It did...

READ NEXT

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May 2011

Why I Write (Rather than Riot)

Gavin James Bower

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May 2011

Watching the recent public demonstrations protesting, at times violently, the Coalition government’s budgetary cuts, I was forced to revisit...

fiction

April 2013

How to be an Astronaut

J. D. A. Winslow

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April 2013

I am standing in front of a room full of people reading out a story. The room is dark....

poetry

April 2014

MUEUM

SJ Fowler

poetry

April 2014

Since I have worked at the mueum I have published, and I have written 486 pems. I have seen...

 

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