Who could attend
It Matters What Happens Next considers the origins of care and the transition between states of ‘caring’ to being ‘cared for.
The events will take place from 13 to 14 May at Camden Art Centre, Arkwright Road, London, NW3 6DG.
Book here: Discussion and live performance, Friday 13 May, 7–9:30 pm
Book here: Drop-in workshop, Saturday 14 May, 12–4 pm
Image credit: Echo Blue Ribbon 7, giclee print, 2022, by Lucy Steggals
Working with residents from Spring Grove Care Home, neighbouring Camden Art Centre, artists Youngsook Choi and Eva Freemen explore themes of vulnerability, strength, resilience and institutional care. The resulting conversations, physical objects and images form part of a live performance and temporary installation by the two artists, alongside an events programme that reflects on the importance of everyday care in our contemporary world.
Artists and Contributors: Youngsook Choi and Eva Freemen, Lucy Steggals and The People Speak
Participants: Residents from Spring Grove Care Home
MA Curators: Pierce Eldridge, Chuhan Luo, Holly Pines, Yuwei Ren, Mohan Shao, Ruidi Sun and Yangjie Zhang
In partnership with Camden Art Centre, and supported by Arts Council England and Springdene Care Homes
In the series
Graduating students from MA Curating Contemporary Art present five final projects in collaboration with leading UK art organisations Camden Art Centre, Gasworks, LUX, Open Data Institute and Southwark Park Galleries.
CCA Show 2022 – For us, to share
For us, to share explores ideas of home via food, spice, and the in-between space of translation with students from the Bosco Centre in Rotherhithe.
The event will run on Saturday 7 May at Southwark Park Galleries, 1 Park Approach, Southwark Park, London, SE16 2UA.
CCA Show 2022 – Grace Ndiritu - An Absolute River
Grace Ndiritu - An Absolute River explores alternate subjectivities of time through moving image, live performance, workshops and text.
The event will run from 11 May to 16 July take place at LUX, Waterlow Park Centre, Dartmouth Park Hill, London, N19 5JF.
CCA Show 2022 – Between the Deep Blue
Between the Deep Blue is a project inspired by Juha Pekka Matias Laakkonen’s work 'Framed Sea Cow' – a tribute to the extinct animal – and writer Alexis Pauline Gumbs’ book Undrowned (2020) which highlights the sea cow’s rebirth as a symbol of the ocean’s witnessing of traumatic experiences.
The event will run from 18 to 22 May at Gasworks, 155 Vauxhall Street, London, SE11 5RH.