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Online Event: Olivia Laing Presents Funny Weather: Art in an Emergency


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Tuesday, 1:00 pm EDT May 12, 2020

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Celebrate the launch of Olivia Laing’s Funny Weather: Art in an Emergency, a beautiful collection of essays that brings together a career’s worth of Laing’s writing about art and culture, examining its role in our political and emotional lives. Laing will discuss the importance of art during difficult times with our executive director, Noreen Tomassi.

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    Olivia Laing

    Olivia Laing

    Olivia Laing is a widely acclaimed writer and critic. She writes for the Guardian, New Statesman and Frieze among many other publications. Her first book, To the River, was shortlisted for the Ondaatje Prize and the Dolman Travel Book of the Year. The Trip to Echo Spring was shortlisted for the Costa Biography Award and the Gordon Burn Prize. The Lonely City was shortlisted for the Gordon Burn Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism, and translated into 15 languages. In 2018 she was awarded a Windham-Campbell Prize. She lives in London.