Swiss Cottage Gallery
Riso e Lágrima não tem sotaque / Laughter and Tears Have No Accent
de Barros, Cibelle Cavalli Bastos and Daniel Albuquerque
Monday 19 September - Saturday 26 November
This exhibition presents a reflection on physical and temporal distance, and the human essence.
As part of Camden Council’s annual arts programme, Camden Sentido, three Brazilian
artists were invited by PIVÔ, an art gallery in São Paulo, to take part in an inaugural
international exchange project. Swiss Cottage Gallery plays host to these international
artists while PIVÔ hosted Frieze Art Fair (based in Camden every October) during this
year’s São Paulo Biennale, all as part of Camden Sentido’s wider programme. All the
works here on display by Albuquerque, de Barros and Cavalli contemplate the body and
language, or the language of the body.
To coincide with the Para/Olympic Games and Sao Paulo Biennale, Camden Council's 2016 Annual Arts Programme is inspired by Brazil, textile of place and global / local thinking.
This programme is called Camden Sentido. Built around our senses and wellbeing, Camden Sentido embodies the street spirit of Brazil with the street spirit of Camden.
The Gallery Programme
- Solo exhibitions by artists and arts organisations based and/or working in the borough area and beyond, reflecting the contemporary visual arts community of Camden and the visual art and design institutions in the borough
- Exhibitions that draw attention to the artistic history of Camden and artists that have lived or worked in the borough
- Regular exhibitions to mark local or national initiatives such as the WWI centenary or Open House
- Annual Open Open exhibition, usually in July, which is open to all including professional and non-professional artists alike
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Open Open Exhibition 2016
1 August – 9 September 2016
6 June – 24 July 2016
Hidden stories and personal anecdotes often make the memory of an object. For this exhibition we are highlighting those of artist Jonathan Murphy around part of Camden’s Art Collection. Having looked after the collection for the last eight years, Murphy’s knowledge is vast — and his unique insight allows us to get a personal interpretation as he recalls the stories behind the artworks, which appear throughout the exhibition in pairs.
Tall TalesWomen artists’ playful exploration of the human experience.
Action Potential: Exploring the Neuron
Cue, Play, Pause: Artists respond to works from the London Borough of Camden’s Art Collection
Open Open 2015
ReStage by Dmitri Galitzine
Magical London inspired by Ben Aaronovitch’s Rivers of London: “Regent's Canal” by Käthe Strenitz, date unknown, oil on board © the artist's estate
Another Utopia by Albert Potrony
Forty Years on Hampstead Heath
Coming Home: London Quilters Exhibition 2014
At Home: A Living Centenary 1914-2014
Open Open Exhibition 2014
Beyond Seizures: An Exhibition by people with epilepsy, scientists and artists
Another Way of ReadingAn Exhibition from the Zabludowicz Collection & Swiss Cottage Gallery in Partnership: “Dog with KFC bucket on head”, copyright courtesy of the artist
Past, Present, Future: Works from Camden's Art CollectionSwiss Cottage Gallery, by VJ VonArt copyright courtesy of the artist