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Dialogues 08 – Mark Pimlott – Intérieur sans frontières

The interior has tended to suggest, at least since the advent of modernity, that private realm removed from the hurly-burly of the public world. It is a useful fiction. The interior is a refuge indeed, but where is it, truly, these days? Mark Pimlott will talk about the interior, the condition of the interior, and the interiority of subjectivity. Along the way, he will talk about projective systems, their formation of subjects, their imagery and myths, and some possibilities for the public interior that may suggest individual and collective freedoms.

Mark Pimlott (1958) is a designer, artist, writer, and teacher. He is the author of 'Without and Within: Essays on Territory and the Interior' (2007); and 'The Public Interior as Idea and Project' (2016). His works include ‘World’, BBC Broadcasting House, London (2013); ‘La scala’, Aberystwyth (2003); and interiors of the Red House, London (2001; 2011, in collaboration with Tony Fretton architects). His practice is concerned with appearances, experience, meaning and reconciliations with time, and incorporates photography, art for public places, and design. He is Assistant Professor in the Chair of Interiors Buildings Cities at TU Delft.

Dialogues is a series of talks hosted by Henley Halebrown at their studio in Shoreditch. The events provide a forum for a range of voices from across the discipline to share projects and ideas, encouraging informal discussions and critical engagement.

14 June 2019


Admission: FREE


Organiser Info


Henley Halebrown

21 Perseverance Works, 38 Kingsland Road, London E2 8DD

Although our postal address is Kingsland Road, access to the site is via 25–27 Hackney Road E2 7NX. When you enter the courtyard you should go up the stairs behind the security cabin. Our office is on the second floor.