Dwelling - Why and How?

15 Nov 2018

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13.00 - 13.30

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The Fitzrovia Chapel

England, United Kingdom


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  • Tottenham Court Road/New Oxford Street, Goodge Street
  • Warren Street, Tottenham Court Road, Goodge Street
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Dwelling - Why and How? goes behind the scenes of the Fitzrovia Chapel's autumn exhibition, Dwelling.


Chapel Artistic Director, Faye Hughes, and Programme Coordinator, Kate Thorogood, talk through the curation, the artistic choices, the exploration of beauty in a domestic setting which went towards the November show at the chapel. It is a free talk and everyone is welcome to attend and view the exhibiton at the same time. There will be an opportunity to ask questions about the development of the exhibition.

About Faye and Kate

Faye is an artist, writer and director, telling tales on stage, screen, wireless and in print. As a playwright, her work has been performed in London's West End, regional theatres across the UK and at the Edinburgh Festival.

As a scriptwriter, she has been commissioned to write for Out Tv, Shavick Entertainment, Bell Télé, and her work has been broadcast across Canada, Australia, The Netherlands and online. She has had screenings by CINEPLEX ODEON and the Vancouver Film Festival. On radio, her pieces have been broadcast byWireless Theatre, Globecast, BBC and Insight Radio.

Kate is the programme coordinator at the Fitzrovia Chapel and is also an actor.

About Dwelling

DWELLING: an exhibition of beauty and attachment in Fitzrovia residencies (14 to 28 November)

Dwelling - Why and How? is part of the Fitzrovia Chapel’s second free autumn exhibition, Dwelling. The show, which explores the design choices, style and perceptions of beauty in dwellings across Fitzrovia, will include pieces and contributions from television presenter, writer and comedian Griff Rhys Jones, TED speaker and ritual maker Tiu de Haan and art critic Tabish Khan. It will also include art and images from hotels, homes and hidden parts of the area.

Exhibition dates

Dwelling is open Wednesday 14 to 28 November 2018, 11:00 to 16:00

Free talks
Thursday 15 Nov, 13:00, ‘Dwelling – Why and how?’, Faye Hughes and Kate Thorogood
Friday 16 November, 13:00, ‘Reclaiming spaces, Kate Thorogood
Sunday 18 November, 13:00, ‘Rituals in our home’, Tiu de Haan (with BSL interpretation)
Tuesday 20 November, 13:00, ‘Critics’ choice at home’, Estelle Lovatt
Thursday 22 November, 13:00, ‘Home is where the art is’, Hannah Watson
Sunday 25 November, 13:00, ‘A critical eye’, Tabish Khan

Dwelling is supported by Derwent London through the Derwent London Community Fund.

The Fitzrovia Chapel Foundation receives support from the Golsoncott Foundation.


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