Teju Cole in conversation with J. Sybylla Smith (via Zoom)

Join Teju Cole as he speaks to J. Sybylla Smith about his latest book, Golden Apple of the Sun, an intricately layered meditation on food, pain, intimacy, domesticity, history, and aesthetics. They will discuss the still-life tradition which Cole explores and builds upon, as well as the visual and textual strategies that comprise this unique publication.

Thursday 17 February
17:00 GMT, London
12:00 EST, New York

This discussion will be held on Zoom. Register for free here.

About Golden Apple of the Sun

In late 2020, Teju Cole made a series of meditative still-lives in his kitchen in Cambridge, MA, capturing the subtle and spontaneous constellations of daily life. ‘Golden Apple of the Sun’ presents these photographs alongside a new long-form essay, as wide-ranging in its concerns – hunger, history, mourning, slavery, painting, and poetry – as the images are restrained in theirs.

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