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Transforming the Strand - a virtual walking tour

Anatomy Museum 6th floor Strand Campus
Exhibition, Other
22/10/2012 (19:30-21:00)

Part of the Arts & Humanities Festival 2012:  Metamorphoses: Transformations and Conversions

Presented by the Centre for Life-Writing Research

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Take an imaginative tour of the Strand led by Strandlines Cabinet of Artists!

The tour will bring London’s busy thoroughfare, the Strand, to the Anatomy Museum at King’s College London. Not only transforming the museum space, but also reimagining the Strand, the artists will introduce you to points of interest and inspiration. Performances, songs, poetry and visual displays will enrich understandings of the rich, dynamic and intimate histories of this famous street.

The Cabinet of Artists is a group of creative practitioners associated with Strandlines: an initiative that explores past and present lives on the Strand. Strandlines is run by the Centre for Life-Writing Research at King’s College London.

Please see for more information, or visit the Cabinet blog:

Jane Wildgoose (Keyholder) is an artist, writer and keeper of her own collection, The Wildgoose Memorial Library.

Luce Choules is a multi-disciplinary artist working in the fields of mapping, photography, painting and sculpture.

Matilda Leyser is an aerialist, dancer, actor and writer of fantastical fictions.

Julie McKee is a vocalist and songwriter who uses a visual eye to draw characters and stories in song.

Ruth O’Callaghan is a poet, holder of the Hawthornden Fellowship, has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, and has received a gold medal from the World Congress of Poets.

Lucy Steggals is a visual artist concerned with the construction of personal narratives, drawing on everyday ephemera, history and mythology.

Tour Guides: Dr Hope Wolf (Teaching Fellow in Life Writing) and Professor Clare Brant (Professor of Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture).

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