Conversations are a ongoing series of public talks with artists, academics, thinkers, and writers investigating themes, processes, and histories presented in the exhibition programme.


Michael Marder and Martin Clark

Michael Marder, author of numerous books on plant philosophy, will be in-conversation with Camden Art Centre Director, Martin Clark, to discuss the significance of plants for our lives, ways of thinking, and relationships between human and non-human beings.

Michael Marder is Ikerbasque Research Professor of Philosophy at the University of the Basque Country, UPV/EHU, Vitoria-Gasteiz. His work spans the fields of environmental philosophy and ecological thought, political theory, and phenomenology.



Tamara Henderson and Gina Buenfeld 

Artist Tamara Henderson in-conversation with Gina Buenfeld (Camden Art Centre Exhibitions Curator) co-curator of The Botanical Mind: Art, Mysticism and The Cosmic Tree. They discuss the concerns that run throughout Henderson’s work including hypnosis, altered states, life processes, seasonal patterns and vegetal motifs.