What’s on(line) in Southwark and Lambeth: 18 May 2020
As part of London College of Communication’s ongoing support to our cultural neighbours, we’re featuring a weekly round-up of some of the online activities and content provided by the fantastic museums, galleries and cultural venues in our local area.
From Instagram drawing clubs to virtual exhibitions, artist profiles, video demonstrations, film screenings, performances and more, here’s our guide to what you can get involved in with our Southwark and Lambeth friends and partners – all from the comfort of your own home.
Week starting: 18 May 2020
Come & Create: Nature inspired Block Printing with Elephant Park
24 May, 2-3pm
“Take inspiration from local plants and flowers and learn to block print your design on paper.
“We'll use accessible materials that you will be able to find around the home meaning you can continue this process on your own afterwards! “
Find out more about Come & Create: Nature inspired Block Printing.
Liminal Space with Iklectik
“Iklectik presents, in response to the current cultural crisis, a new platform to support the arts community.
“Our aim is to make more visible the work of international artists, musicians, researchers and makers.
“Iklectik is proud to launch ‘Liminal Space’, an interactive gallery showcasing experimental art.
Find out more about Liminal Space.
Creative Contemporary Dance with Siobhan Davies Studios
From Wednesday 13 May
“Our studios may be closed, but in place of our regular Creative Contemporary Dance class we are hosting an online summer term, led by teacher Laura Doehler.
“The class draws on principles of Release Technique, emphasising flow, breath and connection with the floor.
“These classes accommodate both beginner and intermediate levels to support confident and articulate dancing.”
Find out more about Creative Contemporary Dance.
Drawing Unlocked with The Drawing Room
“Over the past few weeks the arts have been a sanctuary for many and we have witnessed an explosion of drawing activity being shared on digital platforms.
“Today we launch our new online project ‘Drawing Unlocked’ which in the coming weeks will reveal recent drawings made by artists living around the globe, from London, to Lagos, to Lahore – united by the fight against Coronavirus.
“Rock Paper Scissors continues this week too with an online exhibition.”
Find out more about Drawing Unlocked on Instagram.
Made 2020 with Morley Gallery
11 – 24 May
“You are warmly invited to view our first online exhibition, Made 2020.
“The exhibition showcases the exceptional work produced by Morley’s students from four departments: Digital media, Fashion, Printmaking & Bookbinding and Sculpture.
“On show will be photography, film, prints, bookbinding, garments, fashion illustration and sculpture, created in Morley studios under the guidance of expert tutors.”
Find out more about Made 2020.
A Cinderella Workshop - Drama and Storytelling with Blue Elephant Theatre
“An engaging and fun workshop for ages 3-7 centred around the story of Cinderella, with a focus on positivity, fairness and encouragement.
“Enjoy some drama activities before settling down to hear a story!”
Graphic Design graduate Annie Nicholson has given a new look to the College plinth, marking 125 years of LCC’s contributions to the London art scene.
Healthy food map launched to show best local restaurants as part of Where Walworth Eats campaign.
To celebrate Elmer the Elephant’s 30th birthday, International students from the ‘Certificate in Higher Education: Preparation for Design Media and Screen’, course at London College of Communication, UAL, created an Elmer elephant in collaboration with the artist, Donna Newman.
London College of Communication is taking part in Creative Elephant – a collaboration between Elephant and Castle institutions aiming to demonstrate the amount of talent and number of hidden gems based in the area.