Camden Flux

To celebrate the end of Camden Flux, It's Nice That has teamed up with Camden Council and asked four brilliant LGBTQ creatives to join us for 50 Years On: one night at Central St Martins, Granary Square on Wednesday 1 November to speak about their work across art, design, fashion and film through the lens of their personal experiences, asking what it means to identify as LGBTQ in the creative industry in the UK – and wider world – 50 years on.
Same-sex sexuality remains criminal in India to this day. However visual culture, legal activism, forms of art, and performance play an important role in challenging the social and legal status of LGBTQ individuals. Guest article by J. Daniel Luther and Jennifer Ung Loh (SOAS, University of London)
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: David Hockney.
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.
For Camden Flux, Love Camden asks artists, critics and writers to submit their view on queer life in Camden. Following on from her Camden Encounters project in 2015, for which she recorded memories from residents of Camden in the places where they were formed, artist Elly Clarke wants to assemble a map of Queer Encounters: YOUR encounters, YOUR stories, YOUR histories.
A 65-strong flashmob staged a friendly invasion of Camden Town Hall to celebrate last February’s LGBT History Month – in a video featuring the mayors of Islington and Camden.
Co-curated by House of Illustration’s Olivia Ahmad with Isabelle Bricknall – Brocklehurst’s model and muse, this major retrospective exhibits a prolific output that has been little seen until now. 100 figurative portraits chronicle the subversion of subculture, exploring gender, sexuality and identity.
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: John Craxton.
Kings Cross (Remix) at Camden People's Theatre uncovers the hidden histories of LGBT communities in London during the 1980s.