14 April - book launch: Bacon’s armchair
Eileen Battersby, literary correspondent at the Irish Times, will be doing a public interview of Sébastien Brebel about his work and his book "Francis Bacon’s Armchair" at the occasion of the launch, on Thursday 14th April @ 6pm, Francis Bacon Studio, Hugh lane Gallery.
«The story suggests and resonates with rare power. » - Le Monde
«Nothing is certain with Brebel: this is the first quality of this decidedly singular writer. » - Fabrice Gabriel, Les Inrockuptibles
Sébastien Brebel was born in 1971 in Argenteuil in the Val-d’Oise. He is a writer and teacher of philosophy.
He has published four books in France with Editions P.O.L.: Place forte, Villa Bunker, Le Fauteuil de Bacon, and La Baie vitrée, a collection of stories.
Villa Bunker (published in 2013) and Francis Bacon’s Armchair (to be published in June, translation by Jesse Anderson) are published in English by Dalkey Archive Press.
Eileen Battersby is literary correspondent at The Irish Times.
Admission free with RSVP
This event is organised in partnership with the French Embassy in Ireland and Dalkey Archive Press. Special thanks to the Hugh Lane Gallery.