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.
(photo Rosilene Miliotti) Redes da Maré has released this month the Bulletin Right to Public Security in Maré, with the support of the Newton Funded research project Someone to watch over me: new ways of understanding the Police, culture and the favela in Rio de Janeiro. The bulletin initiates the Permanent Monitoring Project of the violations resulting […]
This week it’s been a year since we host the world premiere of the short film London as a Village at the Embassy of Brazil in London. The film is a documentary directed by film maker Takumã Kuikuro and produced by People’s Palace Projects with the support from Brazil’s Ministry of Culture. To celebrate the […]
Queen Mary’s annual Engagement and Enterprise Awards dinner was a celebration night for People’s Palace Projects, as we’ve received two very special awards, in recognition of achievement in public engagement across Queen Mary University of London. The night showcased forty-two projects across fifteen awards demonstrating the exceptional work taking place at QMUL to share, enhance and apply […]
No Feedback CIC is a practice-based research study 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 for No Feedback CIC website, facebook page and twitter
Gambiarra Lab 2.0 is produced by B3 Media as part of a two-year research project led by People’s Palace Projects, Queen Mary University of London. Following the first Gambiarra Lab in Rio de Janeiro which took place in the spring of 2016 with 13 emerging artists from the city who developed a collaborative performance showcased […]
‘Healthy, Secure and Gender Just Cities: Transnational Perspectives on Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG) in Rio de Janeiro and London’ is a ESRC funded project that examines how violence against women and girls changes across borders between Rio de Janeiro and London. In Brazil an estimated 15 women are killed by men every day. […]