Peckham 24

Peckham 24 festival extended for 2018

Peckham 24 will see work by more than 30 international artists go on show from May 18 to May 20.

The three-day festival for international contemporary photography coincides with Photo London.

Now in its third year, it has rapidly become established as a key event in the capital’s photography calendar.

This year, the festival has been extended to include longer opening hours and duration, encompassing seven separate venues.

Peckham 24 is a collaboration between artists, curators and galleries from across Peckham’s art scene.

A programme of specially-commissioned exhibitions, late-night gallery openings and live events will showcase the work of innovative and experimental artists working with photography.

Featured artists are both emerging and established, from London and worldwide.

Exploring the abstract

Highlights of this year’s festival include My London, a group exhibition of specially-commissioned portfolios by photographers based in the capital.

Curated by FT Magazine’s director of photography, Emma Bowkett, My London features work by Juno Calypso, Lorenzo Vitturi and Hannah Starkey among others.

Concealer, curated by Tom Lovelace, presents the work of five contemporary artists who have turned from conventional photographic representation to explore and create new abstract visual languages.

A performance by Uruguayan artist Lalu Delbracio, presented by a r c h i p e l a g o, will focus on a wall-to-wall paper installation which will alter and evolve throughout the festival.

Other highlights include a performative exhibition by Yamini Nayar, photo collages by Zoe Croggon, an outdoor video projection and solo exhibition by Taisuke Koyama presented by Seen Fifteen and an installation by artist Jo Dennis.

There will also be a collaborative exhibition inspired by The Peckham Experiment.  Rhiannon Adam, Natasha Caruana and Laura Pannack will transform a derelict terrace house for the work.

Peckham 24

A full programme, including times of performances, talks and live events, is available at www.peckham24.com.

Peckham 24 is on from May 18 to May 20 at seven venues across London.

Participating venues are: Copeland Gallery, Copeland Park and Bussey Building, Amp Gallery, Hannah Barry Gallery, Safehouse 1, Safehouse 2, Seen Fifteen.

Admission is free.

Spectrum Photographic is a print partner for My London, producing C-type Matt prints and vinyl for the show.

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