A41 Project poses questions about the way in which we view the streets that we travel along everyday. Colin McPherson confronts us with information about our place in the world and the larger systems that control our experiences. We celebrated Colin’s work with an open evening prompting a lot of debate amongst those who attended. As well A41 Project on the first floor we also played host to a wallpaper painting workshop with artist Veronica Rowlands. Veronica will be exhibiting […]
Next Thursday we look forward to welcoming Colin McPherson down from his northerly home to attend the open evening for his exhibition the A41 Project. His work which has been eliciting a great deal of response and prompting discussion on the issue of inequality amongst staff, patients and visitors to the Kentish Town Health Centre. We do hope that you will be able to come and join us for the opening and add your voice to these debates. On the same evening […]
Last week we said goodbye to our two artists in residence Chris Cooper & Lisa Muten who have been with us since May. On Thursday we hosted an evening of discussion, artist tours and the wide ranging work produced over the course of the residency. It has been wonderful to see their fresh and collaborative approach developing in our in house studio space. Chris & Lisa chose to explore their individual and unique experiences of working in the building through a […]
July and August are busy months at Free Space Gallery. Our current exhibition Build Your Own Universe continues to be a great success for all involved and has only a few days remaining before it is to be replaced by A41 Project by Colin McPherson. As well as exhibitions taking place in our gallery space we have also been lucky enough to play host to artists Chris Cooper and Lisa Muten for a period of three months for their residency Repeat Depictions. Chris and […]
Last night saw the opening of Build Your Own Universe – an exhibition of work by homeless artists of Camden. The room was buzzing with excitement and chatter as people viewed the work for the first time. Illustrated poems, paintings, lino prints, fine and intricate drawings and large scale paintings fill the space with an intense energy. This extraordinary is with us until 20th July and can be visited Monday – Friday 9am – 6.30pm so please do come along […]
The Free Space Gallery at The Fleet Festival (7-8 June 2014) The Free Space Gallery took part in the the 2014 edition of the Fleet Festival by hosting two amazing workshops.The first one ‘Pop Goes the Easel’ was dedicated to the creativity where everyone inspired could have access to a range of materials and create their own pieces. The second was a funny ‘Dance Workshop’ with 3 different lessons of Zumba, Jazz and Contemporary dance. It was a really nice […]
Health – An exhibition of work by year 10 students of Hampstead School The students were tasked with producing work on the theme of health, what does it mean to them in their lives. This theme has also been explored by their artist in residence Michael Dryden who has produced site specific work at the Kentish Town Health Centre for this exhibition.
On Friday 2nd May artist Deisa Centazzo led a wonderful workshop sharing her technique of extracting dye from natural sources. Armed with Iris flowers Deisa helped people extract a purple dye from the beautiful flowers which they then used to create drawings and text. Deisa has also been working in our Well – Beeing Garden planting woad, weld and lady bedstraw which after much watering and sun light are beginning to flourish and we hope in the future will be used to […]
‘Life in the City’ by Trevor Burgess – 16th May – 13th June 2014 Exhibition opening : 15th May 2014 6-9pm Free Space Gallery is pleased to present a selection of the work of painter Trevor Burgess at Kentish Town Health Centre and Queens Crescent Practice. The exhibition Life in the City considers contemporary London life in all its richness of colour and variety. This is a theme which Burgess has explored in his practice for the last ten years to great acclaim. Half-glimpsed people, buildings […]
‘Art by Joseph’ – 19 February – 14 April 2014 – Queen’s Crescent Practice This is Joseph’s first exhibition of his art work which he has been honing for the last few years. Although at first glance his paintings may appear without narrative and representation, characters and scenes emerge on further inspection. Joseph is always keen on feedback and has heard many different ideas about what people have seen in his work.