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Kara WalkerAmerican artist Kara Walker fills the Camden Arts Centre galleries with the process of her art in her first major solo exhibition in the UK. Intimate watercolours, large scale graphite drawings, printed text works and film installations are added to by a new cut paper piece which will be produced on-site. Walker's art is layered with images that reference history, literature, culture, and the darker aspects of human behaviour.

 

About Camden Arts Centre

The Camden Arts Centre has become a prime location for top class arts exhibitions thanks to a radical renovation in 2007. The design, by Tony Fretton Architects, created a modern, light and spacious venue while retaining many original features such as the entrance arches, terrazzo flooring and tall, stone dressed windows. More about Camden Arts Centre

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    Hannah CollinsHannah CollinsLarge-scale, unframed photographic prints spanning the British artist's career, including most recent project The Fertile Forest, which explores the plants used by Amazonian tribes.2015-08-30T10:00:00+01002015-09-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Camden Arts Centre,   Arkwright Road      NW3 6DH
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    Hannah Collins
    Hannah Collins And Paul Goodwin: TalkHannah Collins And Paul Goodwin: TalkThe artist and film-maker talks to the curator about her series of works, The Interior and the Exterior - Noah Purifoy.2015-09-09T19:00:00+01002015-09-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Camden Arts Centre,   Arkwright Road      NW3 6DH
    Category: event
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    Summer TakeoverSummer TakeoverAn eclectic night of art and entertainment planned by young people for young people showcasing fresh young talent.2015-09-13T12:00:00+01002015-09-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Camden Arts Centre,   Arkwright Road      NW3 6DH
    Category: event
    Free EventOn Soon
    Summer Takeover
    Ben RiversBen RiversA solo show by the film-maker, featuring two major new film works.2015-09-25T10:00:00+01002015-11-29T00:00:00+0000 Where:
    Camden Arts Centre,   Arkwright Road      NW3 6DH
    Category: event
    Free EventOn Soon
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    Hannah Collins
    Exhibitions | Until 13th September 2015 

    Camden Arts Centre

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    Exhibitions | Until 30th August 2015 

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    Exhibitions | Until 27th September 2015 

    JW3 1 minute walk from Camden Arts Centre

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    Sporting Events | Until 4th October 2015 

    JW3 1 minute walk from Camden Arts Centre

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    Mind Sports Olympiad
    Sporting Events | Until 31st August 2015 

    JW3 1 minute walk from Camden Arts Centre

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    Festival Of The Unconscious: The Unconscious Revisited
    Exhibitions | Until 4th October 2015 

    Freud Museum 6 minutes walk from Camden Arts Centre

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    Keats House Poets Workshop: Writing For Children
    Exhibitions | On 30th August 2015 

    Keats House 14 minutes walk from Camden Arts Centre

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    Happy Birthday Without You
    Theatre | Until 30th August 2015 

    Tricycle Theatre 17 minutes walk from Camden Arts Centre

    One woman comedy written and performed by Sonia Jalaly, and directed by Ruby Thompson....More

    Ben Uri Centenary Exhibition: Uncovering A Century Of Art, Identity And Migration
    Exhibitions | Until 1st October 2015 

    The Ben Uri Gallery 18 minutes walk from Camden Arts Centre

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    Open Mic Sunday Afternoons
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 13th December 2015 

    Fiddlers Elbow 1.42 miles from Camden Arts Centre

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