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.

What's On

News

Just launched: Can We Talk About It? A new film created by young people

At the beginning of August, eight young people from across London joined People’s Palace Projects as part of the Rich Mix Takeover Festival for a full week of drama and film workshops on the theme “Can we talk about it?”.  An intensive week of creativity saw the group work with drama and film facilitators to script, shoot and edit […]

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OPEN CALL: 2nd artistic residency in Brazil offered to UK based artists

British Council Brazil and People’s Palace Projects are offering a year’s programme of three residencies for UK based emerging artists in Brazil, produced by Casa Rio (PPP do Brasil’s artist residency space, Rio de Janeiro) to take place between September 2017 and April 2018. The first residency takes place in September 2017 between Rio de […]

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Just announced: artist selected for 1st B2B artistic residency in Brazil

PPP and British Council are excited to announce the award of the first of three “Air B2B: Britain to Brazil” artistic residencies to Conrad Murray: actor, writer, director, rapper and beatboxer, drama teacher and founding member/facilitator for the last 9 years of the BAC Beatbox Academy.  His work has been performed at Battersea Arts Centre, Southbank Centre, […]

Projects

No Feedback in the Creative Commons

No Feedback In the Creative Commons is a practice-based research study led by PPP project director Shana Swiss in partnership with No Feedback CIC to evaluate whether discovery-based learning through participatory performance can change discriminatory attitudes and behaviour.  No Feedback  is an immersive theatrical event that combines cutting-edge human rights research and physical theatre in a newly devised world. Click here […]

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VAGW – Violence Against Girls and Women

In Brazil, approximately  15 women  are murdered by men every day. In the last three decades, at least 92.000 women were killed by their own partners, an increased in the statistics of 230% between the years of 1980 and 2010. In Rio de Janeiro the situation reaches and alarming number of 17 women a day, victims […]

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Circus Unlimited

Circo Sem Limites (Circus Unlimited) is a three-year exchange between Graeae Theatre Company (UK) and Circo Crescer & Viver (Brazil) aimed at placing the disabled artists centre stage, by developing a new methodology of circus training for artists with disabilities and encouraging them to produce their own work. Inspired by the Opening Ceremony of the […]

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

+44 (0)207 882 5618

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