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We believe that libraries and sound systems are important social spaces for learning and joy as well as activism and protection. For our 2022 Summer Programme Yes Make have created a temporary structure, on Peckham Square. The structure holds a free access Library that includes poetry, fiction and art texts as well as a sound […]
Peckham Platform is delighted to partner with Maximus and artist Azarra Amoy for The Pride of Peckham Mega Banner which will be on display until March 14 and return throughout the year.
This video artwork was developed by young people working with video artist Eva Grace Bor. It is the result of a Peckham Platform programme that invited artist Meera Shakti Osborne and producer A.G. to run workshop sessions with our Youth Platform group.
In 2021 we commissioned Azarra Amoy to create a new public artwork in response to our self-care and placemaking projects.
Our Youth Platform presented a collaborative artwork at the 2021 Gala Festival in Peckham’s Rye Park.
What might the city of the future look like? And whose ideas, needs and dreams should shape it?
Between 1989 and 1995 the Southwark Education Research Project engaged over 1,500 children and teachers by placing artists in fifteen schools across the London borough of Southwark.
Janette Parris takes inspiration from the characters, lives and daily interactions of the people living, working in and visiting Peckham’s bustling Rye Lane for this 60 metre artwork.
Artist Janetka Platun uses 3D printing technology, community collaboration and museum practice to respond to Southwark’s Cuming Museum, devastated by fire in 2013.
Melanie Manchot’s multi-channel video installation explores the intimate stories, rituals, repetitions and ruptures of lives spent in addiction and recovery.
From a mobile studio on Peckham Square, artist Eileen Perrier channels 19th century photography techniques to take local people’s portraits.
Ruth Beale explores the idea of the book and public library as generative public space and symbols of self education.
Kimathi Donkor explores themes of race, exclusion and the unknown in contemporary art with Black teenagers living in south east London.
Artist Sarah Cole and the Young Women’s Group invite you into a gallery gone wild with freshly laid grass, frolicking onesies and the sounds of faraway promise.
In 2012, Peckham Platform commissioned Danish artist Nikolaj Bendix Skyum Larsen to make new work in north Peckham, an area in London with no train or tube and only one bus route, the 343. Larsen’s film 343 Perspectives is a set of video portraits of the people who use this bus.
This permanent public artwork celebrates thousands of hopeful messages of peace written by the local community on post-it notes and pasted up onto a wall on Rye Lane following the London riots of 2011.
Barby Asante celebrates, preserves and investigates south Londoners’ personal relationships with moments in Black music history.
In 2010 artist Harold Offeh took the idea of World’s Fairs as a starting point for an exhibition exploring visions of a future Peckham designed by the young people who live there.
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