Elephant and Castle Shopping Centre 1986
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DIY Gallery

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DIY Gallery was a temporary exhibition and project space housed on the first floor of the Elephant and Castle Shopping Centre for three months during 1986. The gallery was run by artists including Chris Saunders, Matt Hale, Lucy Spaniel, Sarah Jones, Keith Coventry and Andrea Fraser who presented solo and group shows of their own [...]

Stag Scaffolding Sculpture


Stage Scaffolding Sculpture, 2008. Ben Long. A sculptural installation sited over two-months in a cleared demolition site adjacent to the Heygate Estate, which forms part of the planned Oakmayne Plaza. A 10-meter high deer and plinth out a scaffold, commissioned by Man and Eve gallery. The sculpture has been installed in several places in the UK. [...]

Ghost Town

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We invite you to discover it by taking in its walkways and explore its environment through videos and 360 panoramic photos. Enter one of the boarded up building to visits its homes, look at an interactive video to meet its former residents and those who are planning its future, discover how life used to [...]


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Image rights: Artangel/the artist. In 2008 Roger Hiorns, commissioned by Artangel and the Jerwood Charitable Foundation, transformed an empty council flat in Southwark, London, into a sparkling blue environment of copper sulphate crystals. Seizure was created using 75,000 litres of liquid copper sulphate, which was pumped into the former council flat to [...]

Illumination Rig Elephant & Castle

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Image credit: Graham Gussin. Illumination Rig starts with a basic premise, turning money into light, it is in this sense an event, an occasion where consumption and transformation are made conspicuous. – extract from 'Outside Objects' by Charles Danby, 2014 Illumination Rig Elephant & Castle was presented as part of Animated Environments, an [...]