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Sebastian H-W - Behind Closed Doors


  • Croydon town centre 1 Matthews Yard Croydon, England, CR0 1FF United Kingdom (map)
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Behind Closed Doors is a site-responsive, participatory walking audio tour, that explores mental well-being, auditory hallucinations, social cleansing and suppressed voices in regenerating cities.

Participants, armed with just a pair of headphones and a handheld digital dictaphone, loaded with a mixtape of music tracks and audio instructions, set off together for an audio walk around an area undergoing regeneration.

About Sebastian H-W

Sebastian H-W (MX:UK) is a Live Artist based between London and the West Midlands whose work explores identity, memory, technology, participation and the body. Sebastian is an associate artist at ]performance s p a c e [, an ACME studio artist, a performer for Geraldine Pilgrim Company and ZU UK, among others. He has performed on both a national and international level including the V&A Museum, Artsadmin, Battersea Arts Centre, Chelsea Theatre, The Wellcome Collection, Camden People’s Theatre, Arnolfini Bristol, Sarean Centro Cultural Bilbao (Spain) Meinblau Gallery and Gruntaler9 Berlin, Grace Exhibition Space NYC and UABJO Oaxaca. He has been funded by Arts Council England, Heritage Lottery Fund, British Council in Mexico, Jerwood Charitable Commission among other public and private funded bodies. 

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Behind Closed Doors last 1 hour, and runs 6 times a day. The audio tour is FREE to join. Meet the TF team at Braithwaite Hall for directions.