Articles
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.
Material Men Redux is a virtuoso piece for two dazzling performers, artists of the Indian diaspora, each of whom choose to dance very differently. The contrasts in style between South Asian & western classical and contemporary dance forms: classical Indian and hip hop, as well as similarities of origin, are the starting points for a dynamic exploration of rhythm, location and shared history.
“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
Each month, Love Camden highlights an object from the Camden Art Collection that ties in with the cultural agenda across the borough of Camden. This month: Fay Godwin.
Paisley really is a prevailing pattern, spanning fashion eras, ages and cultures.

Join us in a frenzy of pattern spotting this summer. Keep your eyes peeled and spot the Paisley all around you. Get snapping and tag your photos on social media with #ProjectPaisley
For Camden Kalā, Love Camden has invited curators, artists and thinkers to respond to the iconic academic text Pidginy Linguish by Sarat Maharaj in their own way. This month: artist Dr. Bharti Parmar
Camden Kalā is delighted to present a selection of films by the artist Chinmoyi Patel with accompanying text by the writer Niru Ratnam. Chinmoyi's work explores ideas of identity, history, memory and place and resonates with the ever changing urban landscapes and cities across both India and the UK. Chinmoyi is based in Baroda, India.
2017 sees the 50th anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act (1967) which introduced the partial decriminalisation of same sex relationships in England and Wales via an act of Parliament.

Throughout the year Camden will host a wide range of events, screenings, exhibitions, talks and online articles to explore, celebrate and reflect upon the history of LGBTQ+ culture, activism, societal shifts and legal and cultural breakthroughs, and to look towards the future in this ever changing social and cultural landscape.
The Great Get Together will be taking place across the UK on June 16th to 18th, 2017.
This month, we spoke to artist Nicola Lane, a long-time Camden resident and artist, about her youth, education, and what it is like to grow up as an artist in Camden.