In person event hosted by Camberwell College of Art, in partnership with the Association of Illustrators and HarperCollins Children’s Books.
Join us for an evening with globally-renowned artist and internationally bestselling author Oliver Jeffers, discussing his new adult picture book, BEGIN AGAIN: The Story of How We Got Here and Where We Might Go. This powerful and thought-provoking visual examination of the state of the world builds upon Jeffers’ artistic exploration of humankind’s impact on itself and on our planet.
Oliver Jeffer’s talk will be followed by a Q&A with the audience and an opportunity to have your book signed.
About BEGIN AGAIN:
While investigating the ways in which the human mind understands its world, Oliver Jeffers’ work functions as comic relief in the face of futility. His new book, Begin Again, is a powerful and thought-provoking visual examination of the state of the world, building upon his artistic exploration of humankind’s impact on itself and on our planet. Featuring Jeffers’ bold and iconic art, Begin Again follows us on our journey through history, sharing profound, sometimes poignant, commentary on our present, and then offers a challenge: where do we go from here?
About Oliver Jeffers:
Jeffers’ engagements and practice are truly International in scope. His critically acclaimed picture books have been translated into over fifty languages and sold over 14 millions copies worldwide. His original artwork has been exhibited at such institutions as the Brooklyn Museum in New York, the National Portrait Gallery in London, and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.
Jeffers has been the recipient of numerous awards, in eluding a New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Books Award, Bologna Rigazzi Aware, an Emmy award for Studio AKA and Apple’s adaptation of Here We Are, and an MBE from Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth for Special Services to the Arts. Begin Again will be released in October 2023.
A limited number of complimentary tickets will be reserved for Camberwell College of Art Illustration students. Student ID will be required upon entry.