NewsPeckham Platform Announces New Chair
We are pleased to announce Péjú Oshin as Peckham Platform’s new Chair of Trustees
Péjú joined the Board of Peckham Platform in 2018 as a Youth Platform Trustee to support the growth of our younger audience programme. Today as Chair, Péjú will provide leadership to the Board and ensure Peckham Platform’s charitable aims provide a public benefit.
Péjú will uphold the vision of the organisation and is dedicated to the creation of a connected society through work that responds directly to the concerns of individuals within the local community.
“As a child, I spent a lot of time in Peckham, and I always felt it was amazing to see Peckham Platform right there in the heart of Peckham Square, in reach of everyone. Peckham Platform has been at the forefront of socially engaged art for years, and I want to see it continue that work – inspiring, empowering and connecting communities for generations to come.”
Peckham Platform’s capital campaign, Everyone’s Platform will steer the vision through a new, permanent home on Peckham Square in 2023.
About Péjú Oshin
Péjú Ọshin is a British-Nigerian curator and educator based in London and currently Tate’s Young People’s Programmes Curator. Peju’s work explores liminality in culture, identity, and the built environment through working with artists, archives, and cultural artefacts with a keen focus on the possibilities of shared experiences across a global African diaspora. With a PgCert in Academic Practice in Art, Design, and Communication and status as an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA), Peju continues to establish herself within the cultural sector. You can find out more about Péjú on her website.