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Vintage Bromides: Ida Kar

Event Details

Vintage Bromides: Ida Kar

Time: June 9, 2011 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: Ondaatje Wing Theatre, National Portrait Gallery
Street: St Martin’s Place
City/Town: London, WC2H 0HE
Website or Map: http://www.npg.org.uk
Phone: +44 (0) 20 7306 0055
Event Type: talk
Organized By: National Portrait Gallery
Latest Activity: May 12, 2011

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Event Description

A Poet in the City event celebrating the photography of Ida Kar and the poets that sat for her. As well as plenty of poems, the event will explore the making of portraits in photography, theatre and poetry.  Hosted by Poet in the City's resident poet John Mole this event will feature Jillian Edelstein - amongst today's award-winning and much-published portrait photographers and one of the judges for the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2010 - Bernard Kops - celebrated author of more than forty plays for stage and radio, nine novels and a new collection of poetry, This Room in the Sunlight, and a video contribution from Royston Ellis - Beat Poet and teenage sensation at the time of the Beatles' first LP. With readings from actress Rosalie Jorda.

 

Photo:

'The old man and Ida Kar' by Ida Kar, vintage bromide print, 1964

9 7/8 in. x 11 5/8 in. (250 mm x 295 mm) image size
Purchased, 1999

© National Portrait Gallery, London

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