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Fight For The Aylesbury Aug 2015
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Protest banners and quilts

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Campaign Quilt, Fight For The Aylesbury, 2015. […]

Mind Map of Anti-Nuclear Protest

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‘Embrace the Base’ - 30,000 women link hands, completely surrounding the nine mile perimeter fence at RAF/USAF Greenham Common, Berkshire, 1982. Image rights: Edward Barber. Alongside the major exhibition 'Peace Signs' by Edward Barber, the IWM has commissioned a new graphic installation by Barber, 'Mind Map of Anti-Nuclear Protest'. This new work draws together [...]

56a Infoshop

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A completely volunteer-run social centre, with Fareshare food co-op, an open access archive of anarchist publications, ephemera and literature, and a bike repair centre.

400 Speeches

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400 Speeches poster ‘400 Speeches’ was a day of readings, conversations and performances by local artists and activists at the Heygate Estate in June 2013. Spoken word, singing and movement The programme included the first public screening of the documentary ‘Up the Elephant’, 2002, by Julie Speechley, which critically investigates the early [...]

Radical Attic

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Radical Attic Exhibition Catalogue The first exhibition from The Design Activism Research Hub, Radical Attic. The show was made up of posters, pamphlets and other ephemeral documenting social and political activism through its material culture. From Athens to Greenham Common, and Animal Liberation to recent university occupations the show was to bring out the histories and memories [...]

Encontrando Latino-America en El Elephant: Raquel Villar Perez, Studio at the Elephant Artist-in-Residence

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Finding Home. Image rights: Raquel Villar Perez. Encontrando Latino-America en El Elephant, or Finding Latin-America at The Elephant is a collaborative project between Raquel Villar-Pérez and Latin-American women living or working at the Elephant area, we will draw the relationships between the different places of provenance and the Elephant & Castle through [...]

LAWAS: Latin American Workers at The Elephant

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LAWAS at Studio at the Elephant. Image credit: Studio at the Elephant. Trabajadores Latinoamericanos en The Elephant, or Latin American Workers at The Elephant, is a project that will be based at The Studio at the Elephant at the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre from April 10th to 30th. As an organization, [...]

Nightcleaners Part I: A Woman’s Work – Screening and panel discussion

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Still, Nightcleaners Part 1. LUX Artists Moving Image. The screening of this film, Nightcleaners: Part 1 by the Berwick Street Collective, was part of Celebrating Women in Southwark season. The event was organised by Acme's Southwark Artist-in-Residence 2008-2009, Ana Laura Lopez de la Torre. The screening was followed by a panel discussion with film co-director Humphry Trevelyan and people [...]

Elephant

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Cover, Untitled (Experience of Place), edited by Gregor Neuerer, published by Koenig Books, London. The piece first appeared in 1995 in the first outing of the journal Inventory, published by the collective by the same name comprising of members across the arts. Alongside written form, the group produced performance in open spaces, fly-posting and place-based research [...]

Changing Ourselves

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Blackfriars Photography Project set out to convey the political and social discontent palpable to them in mid-80's Britain. They did so through looking locally, recording community activities and political events taking place in South London, mainly in Southwark and Lambeth. Currently, the only documented material output of the collective is a four part documentary series completed [...]