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Peter Wells-Thorpe 2014
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Our Walworth

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A short film which captures places on and off of the Walworth Road, directed by Peter Wells-Thorpe in collaboration with 3003 Group and Walworth local charity mission Pembroke House. Now closed Buddhist centre on Manor Place, BMXers in Burgress Park, a chinese restaurant and a lute maker. The film was first shown as part [...]


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A short film by collaborators David Reeve and Patrick Steel, 'Doreen' was shown at the Open City Docs Festival in London in 2012. It is a portrait of Doreen Gibbs, a resident on Heygate Estate, in 2012 shortly after notice was given by Southwark Council of the compulsory purchase order on her home. The film was [...]

Larry and Janet Move Out

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Still, Larry And Janet Move Out_credit- caption-Larry And Janet Move Out. A film from collaborators David Reeve and Patrick Steel, 'Larry and Janet Move Out'. The film chronicles the fallout of Southwark Council's Compulsory Purchase Order and the relocation of its tenants from Heygate Estate from the personal perspective of a couple who have lived [...]


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From estate agents to squatters, from support workers to oligarchs, we are all united in a race to get a place. But who can afford to go the distance? Luckily Sam’s got a chance to make a change, to make things better somehow. Sam’s going to tell us the answer. He just doesn’t know [...]

Elephant & Castle: Memory And Place

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Memory and Place at Elephant and Castle Shopping Centre, 19th March 2016. Image credit: The People's Bureau. Siobhan Davies Dance, Entelechy Arts and The People’s Bureau together with local day centres and community groups in Southwark collaborated to create a durational dance piece performed at the Elephant and Castle Shopping Centre on [...]


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Poster, Astate. isik.knutsdotter / Fourthland. An exhibition of material and durational event by Fourthland hosted at on Arnside Street. In the format of a live research event, it was held to explore publicly work amassed by the collective across three London areas of Walworth, Wick and Wenlock from 2008-2012. was "an organisation, [...]


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The story of Clubland, a youth club founded in 1925 at the Walworth Methodist Church. In 2012, Michael Holland brought together archive moving image and still photographs which recorded the club's activities through to 1976, and collected oral history interviews with several members of Clubland. Walworth Methodist Church was the site of William Booth, founder of the Salvation [...]

Home: The Elephant and Castle

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The Elephant Vanishes: Home. Image rights: Patrick Sutherland / LCC MA Photojournalism and Documentary Photography. Home: Elephant and Castle was the start of what became a three-part series documenting the changing landscape of the area, The Elephant Vanishes. Set as the year one project undertaken by MA Photojournalism and Documentary Photography students at London [...]

Economy: The Elephant and Castle

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Book cover, The Elephant Vanishes; Economy: The Elephant and Castle. Image rights: Patrick Sutherland. Economy: The Elephant and Castle is the final part of three-part photographic series The Elephant Vanishes. The live project in its entirety spanned from 2006 to 2010, undertaken by students on the MA Photojournalism and Documentary Photography course at London College of Communication. The project, under the directorship [...]

Designed Elements

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Performance, Designed Elements. Photo by Gorm Ashurst. Designed Elements was a durational dance piece performed at the temporary arts and music venue, The Paperworks, located off of Newington Causeway. The performance was the result of dance workshops and iterative choreography led by dancer and choreographer Charlotte Spencer and landscape designer Anoushka Feiler with participants aged 14-21. [...]