Swiss Cottage

Camden Kalā and TARQ are proud to present “This burning land belongs to you.” This exhibition shows the works of artists Ronny Sen, Rithika Merchant and Soghra Khurasani. Each artist makes work about the India of today, highlighting and examining its contemporary moment. Through printmaking, photography and painting each artist reflects on the land, on how domestic and international conflicts complicate our relationship with the ground on which we live.
With the support of House of Illustration, Swiss Cottage Gallery has launched the Camden Drawn project, inviting artists and illustrators to interpret Camden and show their work at Swiss Cottage Library from May 2017 to February 2018. This month: artist Robert Frank Hunter.
Stories brings together a group of pictures, whereby each photographed room is  witness to the shifting of time, to memories past and present; of space and connection, family and home. Minnie Weisz is a photographic artist and a Camden resident. Her studio is on Pancras Road, King’s Cross.
With the support of House of Illustration, Swiss Cottage Gallery has launched the Camden Drawn project, inviting artists and illustrators to interpret Camden and show their work at Swiss Cottage Library from May 2017 to February 2018. This month: artist Vishwa Shroff.
“I entered the Open Open to meet wonderful and amazing artists from all walks of life, be they hobbyists, professionals or just those who want to express and demonstrate emotions and ideas as well as imagination.” - Participant, 2016
Alinah Azadeh is an artist, writer, mother and former Camden resident. For Love Camden she has reviewed Point of Contact, currently on show at Swiss Cottage Gallery until 1 July.
With the support of House of Illustration, Swiss Cottage Gallery has launched the Camden Drawn project, inviting artists and illustrators to interpret Camden and show their work at Swiss Cottage Library from May 2017 to February 2018. This month: Elly Clarke's New Map / Old Memories (Can Your Memory Become Mine?)
Primarily based at Swiss Cottage Library Gallery for the duration of the residency, Frances Scott investigated how the environments of both institutions might be ‘read’ using different forms of knowledge, from the rational to the mystical.
Writing Table remodeled one of the interior furnishings that Swiss Cottage Library’s original architect, Basil Spence, designed for the library in 1964. Nine newly created versions of Basil Spence writing tables were dispersed throughout the library, to be used as tables by the public for the duration of the exhibition.
The pieces seen in this exhibition – the props, posters and words handwritten on signs – were remakes of the original stages, props and costumes from radical theatre performed in Camden after 1968. Audience members were invited to explore these reconstructions in the same spirit of celebration and curiosity as in which they were originally made.
Artist filmmaker Nicola Lane’s mother Diana was born in Cyprus on 15th August 1914, the month and year WWI was declared. On July 17th 2014, a 1934 photograph of Diana’s 20th birthday lunch party was re-enacted in Swiss Cottage Gallery. Through the relic of the photograph and its re-enactment, audiences and participants could explore the enduring vigour of human contact and the power of relics and archives within history and living memory.
London based Irish artist Patrick Hough works with moving image, photography and installations, examining how history is constructed and represented in the present. His most recent body of work uses an archive of historical film props to explore how the cinematic image is indelibly embedded in our perception of history. For this exhibition the artist presented several moving image works including a new film and installation.