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Listen // Woman Peeling Turnips; A Portrait of my Father

Richard Scott’s ‘Woman Peeling Turnips; A Portrait of my Father’ is the result of the poet’s residency at Southwark Park Galleries in August 2019, Queer Pilgrims. This new text forms a poetic investigation into ekphrasis*, father-figures and the violence of creation. Using Chardin’s 1738

A magazine cutting with the title 'The British Empire' in blue print, in the left-hand corner and a 1823 painted scene of men in Barbados pushing barrels of sugar and rum on the shore, ready to be shipped to England. In the left-hand corner, a paragraph in small print reads: 'Barrels of sugar and rum, brought in carts from the remote plantations to the nearest beach, are rolled in dinghies and rowed out to lighters moored in the shallow water. These small boats took their cargoes round the coast to the island's two ports, where deep-draught merchantmen awaited them. There, the barrels were stowed for the last leg of their journey to England, where the agents of the plantation-owners sold the contents'.
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Listen // To Us It Just Looks Like A Lemon
Holly Graham

To Us It Just Looks Like A Lemon is a collection of reflections on the Mayflower and other colonial strategies, and is the outcome of Holly Graham‘s residency at Southwark Park Galleries in 2019. Pulling together her ongoing research into histories and legacies

An arrangement of three of Anne Ryan's vibrant 'cut-outs' on a white shelf. These cut-outs are colourful three-dimensional paintings made out of card. The paintings depict various figures indulging in different activities and scenarios.

Podcast // Lockdown Elevenses with Anne Ryan

In this episode, we catch up with artist Anne Ryan. Anne talks about an artist priest, mosh pits and leaving her balcony garden to be managed by wildlife. Lockdown Elevenses is where we catch up with the brilliant artists in our upcoming

Multiple printed images, sketches and watercolour paintings pinned and slightly overlapping to a cork board in Candida Powell-Williams Studio

Podcast // Lockdown Elevenses with Candida Powell-Williams

In this episode, we catch up with artist Candida Powell-Williams. Candida talks about labyrinths, follies and a forgotten Gallo-Roman water goddess. Lockdown Elevenses is where we catch up with the brilliant artists in our upcoming programme and ask them a bunch of

Tangled dry roots in soil.

Podcast // Lockdown Elevenses with Rebecca Lennon

 For those of you that have listened to Episode 1 // Lockdown Elevenses with Fani Parali, you will know that in this series we catch up with the brilliant artists in our upcoming programme and ask them a bunch of questions

Red and teal watercolour painting closeup with Podcast overlaid in text

Podcast // Lockdown Elevenses with Fani Parali

In our new series Lockdown Elevenses, we catch up with the brilliant artists in our upcoming programme and ask them a bunch of questions to find out how they are making work, keeping their heads during these weird woolly times of isolation

Watch // John Walter in conversation with Jonathan P. Watts

For the finissage of John Walter’s exhibition CAPSID (May – July 2018), Southwark Park Galleries (formerly CGP London) hosted an in conversation with John Walter and writer Jonathan P. Watts. In this, they discuss the representation of viruses in art and how