Collecting Home: Cuming Museum artists-in-residence chartingthe
Collecting Home rotating display. People’s Bureau photographic project in behind. Image credit: People’s Bureau
Artist Eva Sajovic and writer Sarah Butler were invited to be the inaugural artists-in-residence at the Cuming Museum. The residency was devised to act as a research, representation and communication platform, entitled Collecting Home. Notions of ‘home’ where explored and expanded through the objects in the Cuming Museum collection and through the conversations, workshops and objects and events created by participants and the artists during the three months.
The project featured a rotating exhibition hosted in the museum which brought a selection of artefacts unearthed from the Collection together with found and made objects brought forward by participants and collaborators across the three months of the residency. These were displayed side-by-side in museum vitrines, blending the contemporary with the historic, asserting the relevancy of the museum to everyday life through conversations between the objects and onlookers.
Pieces from the Cuming Collection displayed side-by-side everyday objects. Image credit: People’s Bureau.
Location: The Cuming Museum,
Walworth Old Town Hall,
151 Walworth Road,