The Residents

Live Art Residencies in the Reading Room, Wellcome Collection

LADA has curated four week-long artist’s residencies in the Wellcome Collection’s wonderful Reading Room.

Each artist will work with a specific theme within the Reading Room, exploring the materials and resources held in the collection in relation to their own practice and research, and leading to public ‘performances’ of their findings and conversations with invited experts.

The Residents are Selina Thompson on Food, Joshua Sofaer on Face, Stacy Makishi on Faith, and Tim Bromage on Alchemy.

Tim Bromage on Alchemy
Public research sharing: Sat 17 Sept, 3pm
DATE CHANGE – Tim’s conversation with Zoe Laughlin, Director of the Institute of Making and the Materials Library project will now take place on Thu 1 Dec, 6pm.

Stacy Makishi on Faith
Mid-way public conversation: Wed 26 Oct, 2pm
In conversation with writer, curator and Unitarian ministers Claire Macdonald and Andy Pakula: Tue 3rd Oct 2017, 3pm.
Public research sharing: Wed 4th Oct 2017, 3pm.

Selina Thompson on Food
In conversation with writer, journalist and activist Jack Monroe: Thu 17 Nov (4pm)
Public research sharing: Wed 29 Mar 2017 (4pm)

Joshua Sofaer on Face
In conversation with Natasha McEnroe, deathmasks enthusiast and Director of the Florence Nightingale Museum: Sat 10 Dec, 4pm
Public research sharing: Sun 11 Dec (time tbc)

All events are held in the Reading Room, Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE.
All events are FREE (no advance booking required).

Look out for further date announcements in the coming weeks.

Banner image credit:

Selina Thompson, The Stilton Mash. Image by Andrew Whittuck

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