16 APRIL – 2 JULY 2023   //   Lake Gallery  //  Dilston Gallery

Florence Peake

Preview:  Saturday 15 April

Southwark Park Galleries’ 2023 exhibition programme will launch this spring with a new immersive and performative installation by internationally renowned choreographer and visual artist Florence Peake. Enveloping both our galleries, Peake’s major solo commission will present a body of monumental paintings using

July – October 2023   //   Lake Gallery  //  Dilston Gallery

Tim Spooner

In summer, Southwark Park Galleries will present an extensive installation by multidisciplinary artist Tim Spooner for his largest UK solo exhibition in a visual arts organisation. Spooner has been creating immersive sculptural interventions and performances since 2010, which have been predominantly experienced

PT1: 28–29 January // PT2: 4–5 February 2023   //   Lake Gallery  //  Dilston Gallery

Alter/Altar
Camberwell College of Arts Third Year BA Fine Art: Painting

Exhibition Open:  Saturday // Sunday // 11am–4pm

Alter/Altar presents works by the graduating students of Camberwell College BA Painting degree at Southwark Park Galleries in January and February of 2023. Over one hundred emerging artists will participate in this two-week exhibition, which takes place simultaneously at the Lake Gallery

Chapter 1: 14–15 January // Chapter 2: 21–22 January 2023   //   Lake Gallery  //  Dilston Gallery

PIT
Camberwell College of Arts Third Year BA Fine Art: Drawing | Photography | Sculpture

Exhibition Open:  Saturday // Sunday // 11am–4pm

The PIT is a little hard, a little bitter, a little sweet. It is a hole where you can find things. You can spit it out, or you can eat it whole. It can be deep or shallow. Empty and full. Presenting

1 December–4 December 2022   //   Dilston Gallery

Noise Bodies
LCC MA Sound Arts Postgraduate Show 2022

Exhibition Open:  Friday // Saturday // Sunday, 11am–4pm

Sarah Birchall | Toby Boston | Wenyu Du | Jiajing He | Xiuling He | Timotej Kuhar Cernej | Maria Marshall | Xin Ni | Mike Olliston | Xinyu Pan | Finbar Prior | Beth Robertson | Elliot Somerfield | Minne Sun

Circular pattern of varying stones section into triangles with a blue colour overlay
23 October 2022   //   Dilston Gallery

O Complex Mass // A Concrete Liturgy for Dilston Gallery
John Lawrence

Exhibition Open:  12pm, 1pm, 2pm & 4pm. Free, booking required.

When quiet, and uninhabited… do buildings dream? O Complex Mass is a new site-specific performance work by artist John Lawrence, with composer Stephen Crowe and experimental London-based choir Musarc, made in response to our historic Dilston Gallery and asks how a building

4–6 November 2022   //   Dilston Gallery

CHURCH / FACTORY
MA Fine Art students from Camberwell College of Arts

Exhibition Open:  Friday // Saturday // Sunday, 11am–4pm

CHURCH / FACTORY brings together MA Fine Art students from Camberwell College of Arts, UAL across two sites, Southwark Park Galleries, Dilston Gallery and The Copeland Gallery, presenting an ambitious collection of work spanning sculpture, computational arts, photography, painting, drawing and printmaking.

Friday 9 & 10 September 2022 // Tickets £6   //   Dilston Gallery

LIFE IS SOFT (Work in Progress)
Martin Creed

Exhibition Open:  7pm

Join Martin Creed for the London debut of his award-winning LIFE IS SOFT, following its success at The Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Book your ticket via Eventbrite. LIFE IS SOFT Martin Creed, Turner prize-winning artist performer composer ‘Punk poet’ (The Guardian) anti-war warm-hearted

10 July–4 September 2022   //   Dilston Gallery

Before: Socialized, Circularized, Linearized, Artificialized, Corrupt Time
Appau Jnr Boakye-Yiadom

Preview:  Saturday 9 July // 3–6pm Exhibition Open:  Wednesday // Thursday // Friday // Saturday // Sunday // 11am–5pm

Before: Socialized, Circularized, Linearized, Artificialized, Corrupt Time is an extensive new multimedia installation by Appau Jnr Boakye-Yiadom. This evolving and cumulative body of work – including print, archival material, film, sculpture, sound and performance – will change across 4 chapters throughout the

A concrete deconsecrated church is filled with a carnivalesque sculptures on wheels, brightly coloured and are spot lit, casting shadows onto the concrete walls.
Thursday 16 June 2022   //   Dilston Gallery

Artist Talk with Candida Powell-Williams & Hettie Judah

Exhibition Open:  6.30-8pm // Free, booking required via Eventbrite (donations welcome)

Book Now via Eventbrite Join us on Thursday 16th June for an in-conversation between writer and critic Hettie Judah and Candida Powell Williams, from 6.30-8pm at our Dilston Gallery. Together we will explore Candida’s new exhibition Tilt Shift: Shadows of the Seasoned

Ceramic glazed octopus in purple with glazed up
1 May–26 June 2022   //   Lake Gallery  //  Dilston Gallery

Tilt Shift: Shadows of the Seasoned Sun
Candida Powell-Williams

Preview:  Saturday 30 April // 2–6pm Exhibition Open:  Wednesday // Thursday // Friday // Saturday // Sunday // 11am–5pm

Tilt Shift: Shadows of the Seasoned Sun is Candida Powell-Williams’ most ambitious exhibition to date. Inspired by gardens that drip with myths, mysticism and metaphorical associations to female bodies, Tilt Shift responds to Southwark Park. With a nod to local social reformer

Diagram with letters linked up by curved lines and arrows. The letters spell out unruly encounters. The letters and lines are in black on a bright green background.
19–20 March 2022   //   Lake Gallery  //  Dilston Gallery

Unruly Encounters
The Royal College of Art // SoAH PhD, MPhil and MRes

Preview:  Friday 18 March // 3–5:30pm Exhibition Open:  Saturday // Sunday // 11am–5pm

“Perception is not simply embedded within and constrained by the surrounding world; it also contributes to the enactment of this surrounding world.”¹ ‘Unruly Encounters’ takes its title from Francisco J. Varela’s 1995 essay ‘The Re-enchantment of the Concrete’. This text explores the

A blurred image, zoomed in, abstract, black and white.
12–13 March   //   Lake Gallery  //  Dilston Gallery

Impressions
Royal College of Art Print MA

Preview:  Friday 11 March // 3–5:30pm Exhibition Open:  Saturday // Sunday, 11am–5pm

Impressions at Southwark Park Galleries will showcase the work of final year students from the Royal College of Art MA Print programme. Alluding to the notion of impressions found in printmaking, this group investigates different ways of thinking about the medium. Within

Black and white eyes collaged on a blue background
12–13 February 2022   //   Lake Gallery  //  Dilston Gallery

We’re Watching You pt.2
Camberwell School of Arts // Final year BA Fine Art: Painting

Exhibition Open:  Saturday // Sunday // 11am–4pm

The BA Fine Art: Painting finalists at Camberwell College of Arts are proud to present their new year exhibition ‘We’re Watching You’ at Southwark Park Galleries. The exhibition, spread across two sites in the Dilston Gallery and Lake Gallery, presents a diverse