Exhibitions

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16 Exhibitions

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Digital Tapestry

October - December 2020

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.

Painted shutters in Peckham by Azarra Amoy

Peckham Platform x Azarra Amoy

23 August 2021

In 2021 we commissioned Azarra Amoy to create a new public artwork in response to our self-care and placemaking projects.

Pergola from the Gala Festival peckham platform

Gala Festival 2021

27 July 2021

Our Youth Platform presented a collaborative artwork at the 2021 Gala Festival in Peckham’s Rye Park.

My Model City, My Dream Today, Our Dreams Tomorrow

6 July – 1 September 2019

What might the city of the future look like? And whose ideas, needs and dreams should shape it?

Southwark Education Research Project Reactivated

2018

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.

Peckham Promenade

21 January – 25 March 2016

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.

Cuming: A Natural Selection

7 August – 30 August 2015

Artist Janetka Platun uses 3D printing technology, community collaboration and museum practice to respond to Southwark’s Cuming Museum, devastated by fire in 2013.

Twelve

21 May – 26 July 2015

Melanie Manchot’s multi-channel video installation explores the intimate stories, rituals, repetitions and ruptures of lives spent in addiction and recovery.

Peckham Square Studio

16 September – 16 November 2014

From a mobile studio on Peckham Square, artist Eileen Perrier channels 19th century photography techniques to take local people’s portraits.

Bookbed

31 January – 23 March 2014

This solo show from London-based artist Ruth Beale explores the idea of the public library in the twenty-first century.

Daddy, I want to be a Black Artist

24 September – 24 November 2013

Kimathi Donkor explores themes of race, exclusion and the unknown in contemporary art with Black teenagers living in south east London.

TRIBE

7 May – 23 July 2013

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.

343 Perspectives

September 2012

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.

image of the general public walking past Peckham Peace Wall

Peckham Peace Wall

8 August – 2 September 2012

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.

South London Black Music Archive

17 January – 24 March 2012

Barby Asante celebrates, preserves and investigates south Londoners’ personal relationships with moments in Black music history.

A person adding black letters to a lightbox outside Peckham library

Futurama

17 September – 27 November 2010

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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