To coincide with the Chelsea Space exhibition Use Hearing Protection: FAC 1 – 50 / 40, co-founder and art director of Factory, Peter Saville, will be in conversation with author, film-maker and archivist Jon Savage, one of the curators of the show.
Following the talk, there will be a screening of Joy Division live at Apollo Theatre, filmed during the Buzzcocks' tour in Manchester 1979. This is one of the two nights videotaped by Richard Boon, with part of the footage featured on the video of FACT 37 Here Are The Young Men.
Curated by Jon Savage and Mat Bancroft, Use Hearing Protection: FAC 1 – 50 / 40 tells the story of Factory’s formative years. From 1978-1982 through the first 50 Factory artefacts, including works by Peter Saville, Joy Division, New Order, A Certain Ratio, Durutti Column and Linder Sterling.
The exhibition continues at Chelsea Space until October 26.