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Heygate Pop-up Cinema

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Heygate pop-up cinema opening night, 25 September 2015. Heygate Pop-up Cinema's opening night screened the short film Doreen by filmmaking duo David Reeve and Patrick Steel as well as a preview segment of Reeve and Steel's feature-length documentary, Larry & Janet Move Out. Both films focus on close-up character portraits of residents of the estate, at [...]

Children’s Games

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Still, Children's Games, 2002. Image: Mark Lewis. A camera glides effortlessly along the ramps and elevated walkways of the Heygate Estate on a sunny summer day. The camera propels endlessly forward, offering glimpses to the side of carefree play in the sunshine, kids passing a basketball, cartwheeling and playing in the grass below. Gliding along the empty [...]

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 [...]

A Ritual for Elephant & Castle: Live at The Coronet

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Marcus Coates with Chrome Hoof live at The Coronet. Image credit: Nick David. Image courtesy of the artist and Workplace Gallery. Vision Quest: A Ritual for Elephant & Castle is a documentary film which explores the transitions currently taking place in the South London neighbourhood. The documentary follows artist/shaman Marcus Coates as [...]

Vision Quest: A Ritual for Elephant & Castle

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Still, Vision Quest: A Ritual for Elephant and Castle by Marcus Coates. Photo credit: Nick David. Vision Quest: A Ritual for Elephant & Castle is a documentary film which explores the transitions currently taking place in the South London neighbourhood. The documentary follows artist/shaman Marcus Coates as he sets out on [...]

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 [...]

Reconstruction 1

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This short film features an interview with Timothy Tinker, the project architect who oversaw the design and build of the Heygate Estate in the early 1970's. The interview is preoccupied with the notion of surface and surfaces, with a mosaic grid imposed over Tinker's face. The film brings into question the foundation myths of [...]

The Traps for Women

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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 [...]

The Early Years

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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 [...]

The Tale of Two Sexes

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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 [...]