Case Study: Barby Asante, South London Black Music Archive


In this video case study on our 2012 South London Black Music Archive exhibition, we hear from artist Barby Asante, Emily Druiff, Trustee and Founder of Peckham Platform and members of the local community about the importance of involving young people in art projects that investigate where they live and the cultural impact of previous generations within a specific environment.

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Two people adding black letters to a lighbox that reads Brighter Peckham outside Peckham library

Film: Futurama by Harold Offeh

A film by Harold Offeh, documenting his 2010 Peckham Platform commission, Futurama, with youth group Leaders of Tomorrow and design team Glass Hill.

Pencil shavings pinned to the wall as part of A Dog in the Playground exhibition

Publication: A Dog in the Playground

This publication explores teaching in classrooms as a socially engaged artistic practice, by looking at the role of the teacher as artist.

Artist Talk: Kimathi Donkor, ‘Daddy, I want to be a Black Artist’

Artist Kimathi Donkor, Lindsay Johns and Emily Druiff discuss the development of Kimathi’s exhibition ‘Daddy, I want to be a Black Artist’


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