Corsica Studios 2009

The Elephant Rooms

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A wandering art space occupying various empty shop units Elephant and Castle Shopping Centre throughout 2009. The roaming gallery was instigated by Corsica Studios founder Amanda Moss and brought together local art practitioners for week-long residencies within the shopping centre.

Spare Street

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Image: Andrew Dawes, Zoda Architects Ltd. Our mission is to establish Spare Street as a destination which celebrates and encourages Creative Enterprise and Artistic production in Southwark. A key part of this was Hotel Elephant naming this new street - which quite literally puts it on the map! – Reuben Powell, director, Hotel [...]

Occupation Studios


Occupation Studios is a co-operative artist studio organisation and site with 20 artists' studios for non-commercial fine art artists across all disciplines. The building provides rates permanent workspace for 13 artists and further space for seven further artists on more short-term bases all at affordable across 7,000 sq ft. The building maintains its freehold of the site despite strong development pressures which [...]

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.

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 [...]

Studio at the Elephant

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Image credit: Studio at the Elephant. Studio at the Elephant is a project by artists Eva Sajovic and Rebecca Davies run from Unit 207/8 on the first floor of the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre bringing together different artists, practitioners, organisations and locals thorough a series of conversations, workshops and other events. [...]

Ten Years of Siobhan Davies Studios

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2016 marks the 10 year anniversary of the opening of Siobhan Davies Studios. In the past decade the Studios have become a hub for artists to work, create new partnerships and extend the possibilities for dance within the contemporary arts. Founded and led since 1988 by choreographer Siobhan Davies, Siobhan Davies Dance has evolved [...]