Trebuchet Talks – Event Homepage

Trebuchet talks, a contemporary art forum for the practising artist and curious collector. Book tickets and listen to the podcast here.

Since 2017 Trebuchet has hosted an ongoing series of events capturing art in action.

Bringing together leading artists, scientists, and activists in front of a fractious audience the aim of the Trebuchet is to increase the community of active thinkers by providing a forum for discussion.

Archives of these talks can be found as podcasts on our Trebuchet Spreaker page here. 

Season 4:  October Gallery May 15th 2020 

Trebuchet investigates Contemporary Surrealism

Trebuchet Talks 4
Trebuchet Talks 4

Speakers TBC

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Date And Time

Fri, 15 May 2020
18:00 – 21:30 BST
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October Gallery
24 Old Gloucester Street
London, WC1N 3AL
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Season 3:  Gunmakers Jan 2020 

Trebuchet investigates Portraits

Bobby Acharya
Bobby Acharya

Prof. Bobby Acharya “The Dark Sectors of the Universe”
The “Light Sector” is all the luminous matter and has an extremely rich and elegant structure. Models of extra dimensions of space suggest a similar picture for the dark sectors and suggest that dark matter also has a rich structure.



Charlie Schaffer
Charlie Schaffer

Charlie Schaffer, Awarded First Prize at the BP Portrait Award 2019
Schaffer’s work, considered portraits, are vibrant action paintings that describe more than the visual representation of the sitter, they encapsulate a process. They’ve also won numerous awards.



Luciana Haill
Luciana Haill

Luciana Haill
Luciana Haill works with brainwave signals (Neurofeedback), Augmented Reality and Strobe lights, exploring consciousness & expressing the results through digital media, performance, sound & drawings. Through her artworks you encounter altered states, dreaming & ‘Hypnagogia’ commonly experienced at the onset of sleep & day-dreaming, in generative textured soundscapes & data visualisations.

Venue: Gunmakers, 13 Eyre St Hill, Holborn, EC1R 5ET. 7pm (doors 6pm)

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Season 2:  Laylow Nov 2019 

Trebuchet investigates Time and Space

Image by Mark Batty

“Psychohorology” Jordan Baseman
(Royal College of Art) [Listen to Podcast]

“Painting Objects in Dynamic Space” Alex May
(IS University, Brighton) [Listen to Podcast]

“Dark Matters” Malcolm Fairbairn
(Kings College London) [Listen to Podcast] 

Space Soundtracks by Danny De Matos (Lisbon Kid) [Listen here]

Season 1: The Troubadour 

Each Wednesday of November 2017 Trebuchet will be presenting a series of talks in Chelsea, London. From borders of culture, history and contemporary art Trebuchet  brings vibrant agitants into the heart of London. Venue Troubadour : 263-267 Old Brompton Rd, Earl’s Court  London, England SW5 9JA Doors 7pm.

Wednesday 29th November 2017

Bulletproof Coffin: Weirdness and acclaim in underground comics

Trebuchet in discussion: with Shaky Kane & David Hine. [Presenter info and show notes] [Listen to the Underground Comics podcast here]

Wednesday 22nd November 2017

From Kanye to Kamasi: A Bluffers Guide to Contemporary Jazz

Trebuchet Magazine in Discussion with Jazz promoter and broadcaster Jade Lauren. [Presenter info and show notes]  [Listen to Jazz Bluffers guide podcast here] 

Wednesday 15th November 2017

Made Corrections: Street Art in a Lithuanian Youth Prison

Trebuchet Magazine in discussion: with Olly Walker and David Ellis. [Presenter info and tickets]  [Listen to the Made Corrections Podcast here]

Wednesday 8th November 2017

Networks, confidence and a keen eye: How to get ahead in art curation

Trebuchet Magazine in discussion: with Kristin Hjellegjerde & Becca Pelly-Fry. [Presenter info and show notes] [Listen to the Art Curation podcast here]

Wednesday 1st November 2017

California Devils: Rock, Evil, Sex in 60’s USA

Trebuchet Magazine in discussion: Musician, Director and Writer Stephen ‘Snips’ Parsons. [Presenter info and show notes]  [Listen to the California podcast here]

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