Tracey comes to Malden Road?


Exciting news just in today. The Kentishtowner has just learnt that from Feb 5 to March 27 Tracey Emin will …



Exciting news just in today. The Kentishtowner has just learnt that from Feb 5 to March 27 Tracey Emin will be showing at an empty shop on Malden Road (#46), as part of the Zabludowicz’s forthcoming “The Shape We’re In (Camden)”. For that, we’ll forgive her conversion to Toryism (almost).

The press release reads: “Taking place across three idiosyncratic locations – the former Methodist chapel at 176 Prince of Wales Road (from March 10), a number of vacant shops in the London Borough of Camden, and the 33rd floor of a skyscraper on New York’s Times Square – “The Shape We’re In” will feature 22 upcoming and established artists and aims to encourage the public to engage with works in new and informal ways.

“Each presents site-specific installations of works from the Zabludowicz Collection, including several neons, in vacant shops around the local area. Local council-led initiatives currently encourage the occupation of unused properties in the borough, to act as a revitalising presence within depressed areas of the city.


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“The closed shopfronts will house works which relate to their surroundings, originally designed for economic exchange. These works can be seen 24 hours a day, and to particularly striking effect at night.”

More news when we have it.


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  • Leslie Wilson-Rutterford

    This is fantastic. I love Tracey Emin. I really look forward to catching these events in my own neighbourhood. Thanks for the info!