The Bloomsbury Festival is a cross-cultural area event, supported by the Wellcome Trust, UCL, the School of Advanced Study, Camden Council, Bloomsbury Colleges, Arts Council England and The British Museum. The Swedenborg Society will take part in the Bloomsbury Festival 2013, with readings from Jane Lee, plus an exhibition opening with Peter Cartwright.
Thursday 17 October, 6 - 9 pm: PETER CARTWRIGHT: ARTIST IN RESIDENCE Exhibition Opening (throughout Swedenborg House)
Friday 18 October: 6.30 - 7.30 pm: SLIPKNOTS: Readings with Jane Lee (Swedenborg Hall)
PETER CARTWRIGHT: ARTIST IN RESIDENCE Exhibition Opening | Swedenborg House, 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A 2TH | 17 October | free admission
A site-specific exhibition of drawings by Peter Cartwright, Artist in Residence at the Swedenborg Society (2012-13). Peter Cartwright has exhibited internationally, and his work has been purchased by the Arts Council England and East Midlands Arts. This exhibition is the result of work made over the past year, in response to Swedenborg House, a grade-II-listed building and home to the Swedenborg Society since 1925. READ MORE
JANE LEE: SLIPKNOTS: readings | Friday 18 October | 6.30 pm | Swedenborg Hall, 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A 2TH | Free Admission
Jane Lee is a London writer and former programme director of Central St Martin’s College of Art. Jane will read from her recent work, which deviates from the history, criticism and speculation of her earlier writing. Her new pieces are imaginary; their form owes something to performance, in theatre, on the radio, or contemporary performance art. READ MORE.