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Art Assassins: The Peckham Experiment: A Centre for Self-Organisation at South London Gallery

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Time 17:00
Date 07/09/18
Price Free

An exhibition that marks the culmination the Art Assassins' current project that investigates The Peckham Experiment, a pioneering health and social centre based in Peckham from 1926 to 1950.

Running from: Fri 07 - Sun 09 Sep.

The Art Assassins have been working alongside a historian-in-residence, heritage experts and artists to investigate the Peckham Experiment, a health movement founded by doctors George Scott Williamson and Innes Hope Pearse in 1926. The Peckham Experiment: A Centre for Self-Organisation, is a Heritage Lottery funded project led by the Art Assassins, the SLG’s young people’s forum who worked with the Pioneer Health Foundation, the Wellcome Library and the Science Gallery at Kings College, Peckham Vision and the Wilderness Wood.

About the Art Assassins

The Art Assassins are a group of young people aged between 14-20 years old who meet every Tuesday afternoon 5-7pm at the South London Gallery. The group work together with contemporary artists, designers and filmmakers to create a programme of events for other young people and a wider audience. Art Assassins’ projects are wide ranging and are always led by the members. Together the group have directed their own short films, recorded a radio show, curated an exhibition, developed a video game and much more.