7 April 2015 – Housed: and ready for the curators!

 

Installation view of 'Housed:' at Chelsea College of Arts, London. Photo credit Kelise Franclemont.
Installation view of ‘Housed:’ at Chelsea College of Arts, London. Photo credit Kelise Franclemont.

Phase 1 of Housed: is ready for the PV

In the first phase of Housed:, the artists took on installation, without input from the curating group – who would see the show for the first time tomorrow [Wednesday 8 April 2015] just prior to re-curation/re-hang of the work.

Installation view of 'Housed:' at Chelsea College of Arts, London. Photo credit Kelise Franclemont.
Installation view of ‘Housed:’ at Chelsea College of Arts, London. Photo credit Kelise Franclemont.

There was a great variety of works, all linked to the overall remit in some way, that is, related to the theme of Housed: as well as considering that the work may be re-“housed” mid-way through the project.

Installation view of 'Housed:' at Chelsea College of Arts, London. Photo credit Kelise Franclemont.
Installation view of ‘Housed:’ at Chelsea College of Arts, London. Photo credit Kelise Franclemont.

Some of the work incorporated a performative/interactive element…

Installation view of 'Housed:' at Chelsea College of Arts, London. Photo credit Kelise Franclemont.
Installation view of ‘Housed:’ at Chelsea College of Arts, London. Photo credit Kelise Franclemont.

While other work was more subtle…

Installation view of 'Housed:' at Chelsea College of Arts, London. Photo credit Kelise Franclemont.
Installation view of ‘Housed:’ at Chelsea College of Arts, London. Photo credit Kelise Franclemont.

Overall, there seemed to be a strong cohesion between the works, all conversant with the nearest pieces in some fashion, with a strong sense of unity and flow overall.

Installation view of 'Housed:' at Chelsea College of Arts, London. Photo credit Kelise Franclemont.
Installation view of ‘Housed:’ at Chelsea College of Arts, London. Photo credit Kelise Franclemont.

For more images and information, see the Housed: – Phase 1 – image gallery on our Facebook page for Housed: Cookhouse

Housed exhibition guide/map - Phase 1

More links and information about Housed:

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