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“I’m in the heart of Tooting at the moment”

Tooting Town Centre

Last Friday, our latest show at Market POST opened. Titled “I’m in the heart of Tooting at the moment” the show was titled after overhearing a mobile phone conversation and wondering what the heart of Tooting actually is. The site responsive artists of Market POST responded to this question in the show. There is no clear town centre in Tooting and it seems to lie along arterial routes with no real heart. So we have explored where members of the community consider the heart of Tooting to be or if it has one at all? My main piece, on some locally salvaged doors encourage people to draw a map on the doors, and mark where they considered the heart of Tooting to be with a drawing or a story. It was like a cross between a folding map and graffitting toilet doors!