Exhibition

Who Will Provide? (MFA Wimbledon College of Arts)

31 Oct 2018 – 4 Nov 2018

Event times

Private view event: November 1st, 6pm - 9pm

Wednesday 31st, 11am - 6pm
Thursday 1st, 11am - 9pm
Friday 2nd, 11am - 6pm
Saturday 3rd, 11am - 6pm
Sunday 4th, 11am - 2pm

Cost of entry

Free

The Crypt Gallery - St Pancras Church

London, United Kingdom

Address

Travel Information

  • Tube: Euston or Euston square

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Presenting a collection of site-specific works from a diverse group of artists, the show attempts to respond to its unique setting by reactivating a piece of history through its archives from the Camden Local Studies and Archives Centre.

About

Artists from across the globe explore themes relating to charity and its place in our world today with a group exhibition “Who will provide?” at The Crypt Gallery from 31 October to 4 November 2018.

Presenting a collection of site-specific works from a diverse group of artists, the show attempts to respond to its unique setting by reactivating a piece of history through its archives from the Camden Local Studies and Archives Centre.

Artist and Head of Fine Arts at UAL Wimbledon Dr Edwina Fitzpatrick said, “The group wanted to create works that responded to the unique space of The Crypt whilst staying true to its origins. They decided to do this by looking into its history and connecting it to its past which, as we discovered through its archives at Holborn Library, is often driven by social responsibility “

The exhibition has been designed around the “Wish List” (a document from 1995) which outlined the desired purpose for the building, which included shelter for the homeless, space for students from nearby universities, and a hub for community activities.

All works take into account other elements of the site, from its religious connection as a place of worship, to its spirituality as a burial site, as well as its physical qualities as a dark underground space often unknown to those in the local community.

With over 35 artists whose work ranges from painting and sculpture, assemblage to video through to performance and photography it promises to be a rich and inspiring experience.

The Crypt Gallery is located beneath local landmark St Pancras Church, a Grade-I listed building with Greek Revival architecture featuring iconic caryatids, classical female sculptures used as pillars, inspired by famous figures from The Acropolis in Athens.

Featuring artists from around the world, Who Will Provide? Presents a wide array of site-specific works never before seen in the UK.

Who will provide?

The Crypt Gallery

Euston Road, London, NW1 2BA

Private view event: 1st November 6pm-9pm
(Open to public: 31st October – 4th November)

Find us on Instagram and Twitter: @mfawimbledon

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Exhibiting artists

Whitney Halstead

Ann / Chieh-An Tang

Yifan Xu

Belinda Chan

Bella Junwen Huang

Sean Anthony Winn

Magdalena Glusak

Livi Nicholls Bates

Yau Shan Fibbie Wong

yibing huang

yibing huang

Philip Bodger

Basak Ulukose

Cherish Marshall

Cherish Marshall

Priyanshi Jhaveri

Robert Verrill

Erin Ross

Syreeta King

Philippa Weaver

Giulia Cananzi

Chenchen Han

Yuan Tian

Molly Brocklehurst

Mitchell Smith

Mitchell Smith

Yande Ren

Khursheed Nariman

Luisa Rodriguez

Valeriya Vakutina

Sylvia Batycka

Arthur / Haoyan Zhang

Renate Mahmoud

Patrick Joseph

Patrick Joseph

Jerry Junhao Gui

Yi-Hsin Chu

Taking part

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