2 June 2023

The Art Newspaper - London Gallery Weekend: our critics pick their top shows

“Kateřina Šedá: I Would Name My House the Swallows Nest
Bosse & Baum, 2 June-22 July

…The first Czech artist to have a solo show at Tate Modern (in 2011), Kateřina Šedá is known for focusing on socially conceived events and often works involving communities outside the art world. For this installation of pole-mounted wooden houses she originally collaborated with the senior citizens in an Austrian care home to make miniature replicas of their former homes, which were recreated using photographs, conversations and memories. In an earlier version of the piece these poignant structures were then installed as bird houses in the care home garden, to offer comfort and enjoyment for both humans and avians alike….”

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