Kettle's Yard: Found

  • The Brompton Garage |
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  • 17–22 May 2011

Found objects Photo: Anders Gramer

Found objects

A one-off sale of artworks, found objects, textiles, rugs, furniture and crafts will raise funds for the new education wing of Kettle’s Yard House and Gallery in Cambridge.

On offer will be works by, among others, Edmund de Waal, Rupert Spira, Gary Breeze, Alison Crowther, Natasha Daintry, Tom Dixon, Alex Calinescu, Jason Hicklin, Molly Hogg, Julian Sainsbury, Langlands and Bell, Andrew Logan, John Pawson, Romilly Saumarez Smith, Shane Waltener, Verdi Yahooda.

The programme of events accompanying the sale includes the following:

Tuesday 17 May 6.30–8.30pm, Sir Nicholas Serota, Director of Tate, opens Found.

Wednesday 18 May 6.30–8.00pm, Photographer Verdi Yahooda and bookbinder/jeweller Romilly Saumarez Smith talk about their work.
Talk starts at 7pm. Price £10.

Thursday 19 May 6.30–8.30pm, A variety of women writers appear in discussion with Dame Gillian Beer, King Edward VII Professor Emeritus at the University of Cambridge, including Saumya Balsari, Amanda Craig, Ruth Padel, Ali Smith and Louisa Young.
Talk starts at 7pm. Price £25.

Friday 20 May 6.30–8.30pm, The Faber Academy Poetry Evening: Daljit Nagra and Jo Shapcott, winner of Costa’s Book of the Year
award, host poetry readings with writers from The Faber Academy.
Talk starts at 7pm. Price £10.

Saturday 21 May 12.00–6.00pm, Artist in Residence Shane Waltener holds workshops throughout the day, making baskets with hedgerow materials.

Visit the Kettle's Yard site for further details and to book priced events.

Venue details

The Brompton Garage 1 North Terrace London SW3 2BA London SW3 2BA