Artists

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50 Artists

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Artist Ruth Beale sitting at a desk in a library

Ruth Beale

Ruth Beale’s practice considers the evocative relationships between culture, governance, social discourse and representation.

Artist Sonia Boyce talking to a group of people on a microphone

Sonia Boyce

Sonia Boyce came to prominence in the early 1980s as a key figure in the burgeoning black British art-scene of that time – becoming one of the youngest artists of her generation to have her work purchased by the Tate Gallery, with paintings that spoke about racial identity and gender in Britain.

Chisara

Multi-disciplinary artist Chisara (Agor) is a musician, actor and theatre maker based in Peckham and Madrid.

Artist Barby Asante wearing a red coat and looking at the camera

Barby Asante

Barby Asante is a London based artist, curator and occasional DJ. Her work is concerned with the politics of place, space memory and the histories and legacies of slavery and colonialism.

Eva-Grace Bor

Eva-Grace Bor

Eva-Grace Bor (Eva Bor) is a writer and filmmaker based in London.  She has been published by Media Diversified and gal-dem and her short documentary Zero Zero screened at festivals in the UK and USA, including London Short Film Festival, Aesthetica, Hot Springs and Blackstar.

A comic style drawing of artist Janette Parris

Janette Parris

Janette Parris is a contemporary artist who uses the everyday as the basis for her work.

Artist Azarra Amoy

Azarra Amoy

Azarra Amoy is a producer of public art installations in the form of murals. Her practice can be defined in three overlapping strands: artist, designer and creative strategist.

Artist Kathrin Bohm posing for a portrait picture in red scarf

Kathrin Böhm

Kathrin Böhm is a London based artist who considers herself local in Hackney and Höfen.

Birungi Kawooya

Birungi Kawooya’s art embodies the beauty of the African diaspora with a focus on dance, nature and wellbeing. She takes inspiration from Ugandan classical Kiganda dance styles, flash dancing by The Nicholas Brothers and hiplet from Homer Bryant, interpreting these influences in collages using layers of Ugandan batik fabrics and cutout card.

Artist Meera Shakti Osbourne standing in front of trees wearing an orange t-shirt

Meera Shakti Osborne

Meera Shakti Osborne has a practice of collective healing through creative self-expression.

Yes Make

Yes Make specialise in public spaces and community projects in London and beyond.

Vote Art logo

Vote Art

Vote Art is an arts initiative inspired by the theme of democracy that aims to encourage people to take part in the democratic process.

A female with brown skin and short hair smiling holding a green plant

Linett Kamala

Linett Kamala is the Director of Lin Kam Art which seeks to enrich lives through art and education. Her socially engaged practice is deeply-rooted in community empowerment.

portrait of Nigel R. Glasgow

Nigel R. Glasgow

Nigel R. Glasgow is a London based photographer and retoucher Nigel has created since he was a young child. He started in music playing instruments and developed into studio engineering, composition, production and touring. His work history allowed him to continue to work on wonderful projects and make art that inspires. Peckham Platform has invited […]

A.G.

A.G is a DJ, producer and presenter from east London. Her work takes inspiration from American underground club music in Baltimore and New Jersey to Bollywood soundtracks.

Artist Beverley Bennett wearing a blue top and looking at the camera

Beverley Bennett

Beverley Bennett is an artist-filmmaker whose work revolves around the possibilities of drawing, performance and collaborative experiments with sound.

Nana Varveropoulou

Nana Varveropoulou is a photographer, artist and lecturer. Varveropoulou’s practice and research is focused on various issues relating to human rights and social justice, often through the process of collaboration.

Artist David Blandy looking at the camera in front of shelves of books

David Blandy

David Blandy is primarily a video artist whose work investigates the cultural forces that inform and influence him, using himself as an anthropological subject.

Artist Kimathi Donkor

Kimathi Donkor

Kimathi Donkor is a British artist living and working in London. His work re-imagines mythic, legendary and domestic encounters across Africa and its global Diasporas.

Garudio Studiage flat pet owl next to three classic books

Garudio Studiage

The creative collective in south east London was set up in 2004 by Chris Ratcliffe, Laura Cave, Anna Walsh and Hannah Havana. With individual specialisms in screen printing, jewellery and painting, the group also work together and with friends, taking part in exhibitions and events, as well as making props, displays and products.

Artist Melanie Manchot

Melanie Manchot

Melanie Manchot is a London based visual artist who works with photography, film and video as a performative and participatory practice.

Enam Gbewonyo

Enam Gbewonyo is a British Ghanaian textile and performance artist based in London. She is founder of the Black British Female Artist Collective, a platform that supports emerging Black women artists’ careers and advocates inclusivity.

Louis Vann Johnson

Louis Vann Johnson is a multi-instrumentalist and South London singer songwriter whose talents span across genres. Louis Vann Johnson is a creator of “mixed music” with sounds that blend R&B, Soul & Jazz. With a strong nod to the Pop world, his music is equal parts groovy and sensual. Coming from a highly musical family, […]

Lottie Child

Lottie Child’s practice includes participatory, live art explorations of public space, utilising strategies of collaboration and spontaneous interaction

Sarina Mantle

Sarina Mantle is an artist, designer and singer-songwriter based in Barking and Dagenham, London. Mantle works across print, fashion and music, incorporating patterns, florals, sacred geometry, intuitive tribal and ancient visuals to reconnect with the cosmic and natural world. 

Black and white portrait photograph of Nikolaj Bendix Skyum Larsen

Nikolaj Bendix Skyum Larsen

Nikolaj Larsen works in a variety of media and materials to create visual responses to challenges within today’s society.

Christopher Lutterodt-Quarcoo

Christopher Lutterodt-Quarcoo

Christopher Lutterodt-Quarcoo (CL-Q) MA(RCA), FRSA, FHEA is a Creative Entrepreneur, internationally exhibiting Designer, awarding-winning Director, Writer and Consultant.

Artist David Cotterell standing with miniature stunt helicopter as part of the film Slipstream

David Cotterrell

David Cotterrell is an installation artist working across varied media including video, audio, interactive media, artificial intelligence, device control and hybrid technology. His work exhibits political, social and behavioural analyses of the environments and contexts, which he and his work inhabit.

Portrait of artist Michael McMillan

Michael McMillan

Born in the UK of Caribbean migrant parents, artist and writer Michael McMillan uses mixed media as part of a creative collaborative process that brings in other artists and local people for performances and exhibitions.

Yvonne E. Maxwell

Yvonne E. Maxwell is a Saint Lucian-Nigerian self-taught documentary photographer, writer and columnist whose work covers stories on migration, social justice, culture and identity of the Black communities within London and the wider UK. Yvonne also extends her focus to stories surrounding ancestral ties, cultures, familial relationships, health, sexuality and human rights of people from […]

Clegg & Guttmann’s interactive sculpture Continuous Drawing/Exquisite Corpse, a wooden pentagonal column, painted as a blackboard, with five horizontally revolving layers

Clegg & Guttmann

Michael Clegg and Martin Guttmann live and work in New York and Vienna with their work centering on the public’s interaction with their pieces, and how this transforms traditionally formal institutions such as art galleries and libraries.

Artist Sarah Cole pouring talc on herself

Sarah Cole

Sarah Cole’s practice involves the orchestration of collaborative encounters as a form of live research into lived experience.

Head & shoulders portrait of artist Marc Bauer

Marc Bauer

Marc Bauer studied at the École Supérieure d’Art Visuel in Geneva and attended the post-graduate program at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam.

image of Resolve Collective, three pioneering creatives, Akil Scafe-Smith, Seth Amani Scafe-Smith and Melissa Haniff

Resolve Collective

Resolve is an interdisciplinary design collective of three creatives: Akil Scafe-Smith, Seth Amani Scafe-Smith and Melissa Haniff.

Artist Francoise Dupre

Françoise Dupré and Rebecca Snow

Françoise Dupré is a London-based French-born artist who creates large textile and sculpture installations that celebrate the everyday and cultures.

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