How do people transform their worlds through creativity and the arts? What difference can art make for those who live in situations of risk, violence and crisis? Who are the artists on the peripheries of our societies and how are they working to bring about change?

People’s Palace Projects seeks to ask these questions through participatory arts projects, performances, educational initiatives and debates. We bring artists, activists, academics and audiences together for projects that address a wide range of social justice and human rights issues.

People's Palace Projects is based in the East End of London and has worked with a wide range of local communities.

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Instalação Outros Registros abre no Complexo da Maré

Fruto do projeto de residência artística Lab Criativo BRA x UK, Outros Registros é uma instalação sonora imersiva, que aborda criticamente o impacto da violência policial na cidade do Rio de Janeiro. Uma paisagem sonora, criada a partir de dados de segurança pública, que se misturam ao dia a dia do Centro de Artes da […]

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No Feedback at Being Human Festival 2016

Make sure you catch the No Feedback theatrical performance, part of the Being Human Festival 2016 this Saturday, 19th November 2016. The event gives an insight into human nature, setting against the backdrop of catastrophes both historic and contemporary. By taking Genocide Watch’s groundbreaking research as the backbone of the production, No Feedback intelligently and […]

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With One Voice official video – Cultural Olympiad Rio2016

Just out of the oven! Our official video for the Arts and Homelessness occupation, part of the Rio2016 Cultural Olympic Programme. We dare you not to shed a tear. For more info, click on the projects official Facebook Page (Portuguese) and access the With One Voice International Movement website

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Circus Unlimited

Circus Unlimited is an Arts & Disability project developed by People’s Palace Projects in partnership with UK-based arts and disability NGO Graeae and Brazilian NGO Crescer & Viver Circus, with the support of the Secretary of Culture of the Mayor of the city of Rio de Janeiro and the British Council. the initiative launchedBrazil’s first disability circus company ILtda, formed by […]

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Scene Change

Scene change is a British Council Cultural Skills Unit project produced by People’s Palace Projects. The project is themed around Puccini’s opera Madama Butterfly, and earlier this month, 16 “inspiration notebooks” (sketch portfolios) created by 100 students from Spectaculu Design School in Rio de Janeiro were showcased in the magnificent surroundings of Theatro Municipal, Rio’s Opera […]

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CreativeLab/LabCriativo was curated by Batman Zavareze and Paul Heritage, and is produced by People’s Palace Projects and Festival Multiplicidade in association with Creativeworks London. The programme is funded by the UK’s Arts & Humanities Research Council and Newton Fund and by in kind contributions from partners in Brazil. The final show with the selected projects was held at […]

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People's Palace Projects
Queen Mary, University of London
Mile End Road
London, E1 4NS

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