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Rob Wray 2003 — 2015
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Elefest

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Elefest is special because it celebrates one of the most maligned and misunderstood areas of London, we created Elefest to celebrate the cultural and creative diversity of the area and the people who live in it. – Rob Wray, director Elefest A free festival which has been held annually since 2003, based in multiple [...]

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 [...]

Walking The Rip-off

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Walking The Rip-Off, 29th April 2012. Southwark Notes Archive Group. Southwark Notes welcomes you again for a lovely walk round the sites of the slow but steady gentrification of the local area. With a local estate in perfect condition now empty and a bunch of tall towers planned, come and hear the [...]

Housed

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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 and Castle

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Elephant and Castle, Snape Maltings 21 June 2007. A project commissioned by Aldeburgh Music which took place during Aldeburgh Festival in June 2007 was directed by Tim Hopkins and devised for the stage by Pippa Nissen. An opera set in Elephant and Castle, a series of seven sets and backdrops was devised as a roaming performance across the Suffolk [...]

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 [...]

Astate

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Poster, Astate. isik.knutsdotter / Fourthland. An exhibition of material and durational event by Fourthland hosted at syz.y.gy 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. syz.y.gy was "an organisation, [...]

Frontiers

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Frontiers. Rights: Off/Modern. FRONTIERS will represent a culture-clash, the gallery being as it is sandwiched between the wealth and prosperity of the city centre and monolithic council estates of the area. – Off/Modern Corsica Studios invited South East London arts collective Off/Modern to curate a group show at the roaming arts space [...]

Off/Modern at Corsica Studios

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Off/Modern at Corsica Studios. Image rights: Off/Modern. Our first monthly event was at Corsica Studios and it’s been there ever since. It acts as a platform for artists to showcase their work outside of college crits or the hyper-competitive gallery system and provides an unpretentious and fun environment for people to interact [...]

Unearthing Elephant

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Our intention is to open up a space for conversation, debate and story; to learn lessons from this building and its community, and create platforms to tell its multiple stories. Above all, we want to ensure that the shopping centre and its communities are documented and made visible at this time of dramatic change. – [...]