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From Weimar to West Hampstead: German Women Refugees in the Ben Uri Collect...
Fri 2 June 2017, 01:00 – 02:00 BST
Join Head of Curatorial Service, Rachel Dickson, for a tour on German Women Refugees in the Ben Uri Collection, artists include Elisabeth Tomalin, Dodo, Adele Reifenberg, Elsa Fraenkel, Margarete Klopfleisch, Erna Nonnenmacher, Grete Marks, Milein Cosman featured in the exhibition Refugees: The Lives of Others.
Rachel has curated for Ben Uri since 2002 and is jointly responsible for exhibitions, publications and research. Solo curatorial projects include: Judy Chicago, Louise Bourgeois, Helen Chadwick, Tracey Emin – A Transatlantic Narrative (2012-2013), The Inspiration of Decadence: Dodo Burgner - A Journey from Berlin to London 1907-1998 (2012) and the forthcoming exhibition highlighting a century of the contribution of Polish migrants to British art and design. She co-curated Ben Uri’s centenary exhibition Out of Chaos(Somerset House, 2015: Christie’s London, 2016); Uproar!: The First 50 Years of the London Group 1913-1963 (2013-2014) and Forced Journeys : Artists in Exile, c. 1933-1945(touring 2009-2010)
Rachel has a research specialism in Jewish artists who immigrated in two waves to Britain over the last 150 Years, and has written and spoken extensively on this topic.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
By rail: Underground stations St Johns Wood, Swiss Cottage, Finchley Road and Maida Vale are 10 minutes’ walk away; West Hampstead and Kilburn High Road London Overground stations are also within easy walking distance.
By bus: Buses 189 and 139 stop at the junction of Abbey Road and Boundary Road. Bus 31 Stops at the junction of Belsize Road and Abbey Road, a short walk from Boundary Road. Go to Transport for London to plan your journey by rail or bus.
Driving: There is metered car parking on Boundary Road (free at weekends) and there is also a disabled parking bay in Boundary Road.
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