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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Resource: Seek, Sort, Sense. Early Years Activity Packs

Seek, Sort, Sense is a free activity pack designed for children aged 3-6 years old that encourages engagement with green spaces in the area.

Resource: Autodidacts reading collection

Resource: Bookbed autodidacts reading collection

To accompany the exhibition Bookbed, artist Ruth Beale has complied a small collection of books by or about autodidacts and self-education, and books selected to aid the autodidact.

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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.


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