PPP + Transform report 2012-2016

People’s Palace Projects has worked in partnership with British Council on a number of projects across the four years of the Transform programme and this is a short report on what we have achieved together. Since 2012, People’s Palace Projects have produced 14 projects as part of Transform, involving around 700 artists and organisations, reaching […]

Creative Lab

This book showcase part of the results from Creative Lab project. Creative Lab was curated by Batman Zavareze and Paul Heritage, it is produced by Festival Multiplicidade and People’s Palace Projects (Queen Mary University of London) in association with Creativeworks London. The programme is funded by the UK’s Arts & Humanities Research Council and Newton Fund and […]

The Point of Culture – Brazil turned upside down

Brazil’s Cultura Viva (Living Culture) programme has been one of the most innovative, wide-reaching and long-lasting achievements of President Lula’s 2003-10 government. Carried forward by Celio Turino, Secretary of Cultural Citizenship, it brought into being the Pontos de Cultura: points, places and practices of culture – points of life, points where the people have been […]

With One Voice Phase 3 report 2016

As part of the programme With One Voice, homeless people took over the streets of Rio on July 2016 for an artistic occupation week of pop-up performances and workshops as part of the 2016 Cultural Olympiad (‘Celebra’). Entitled Uma Só Voz, the week ran between 19 and 23 July 2016 and hoped to increase visibility and […]

The Agency report 2015

Theatre practitioner Marcus Faustini founded The Agency (Agência) in Rio de Janeiro in 2011. The programme uses creativity and theatre processes to offer young people, from disadvantaged communities, the opportunity to transform their ideas for making change into real projects and social enterprises. Supported with funding from The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Battersea Arts Centre, Contact […]

Discovering Shakespeare in the classroom

Developed within the Fórum Shakespeare 2014, a project that celebrated Shakespeare’s 450th birthday,  People’s Palace Projects produced the booklet “Discovering Shakespeare in the classroom”, an educational publication in Portuguese aiming to those who wish to introduce, for the first time, Shakespeare’s work to children and young people in Brazil. This booklet was created based in experiences […]

Rio Occupation London Catalogue

Rio Occupation London bilingual catalogue Occupation /Heloisa Buarque de Hollanda e Paul Heritage (org.),- 1.ed. – Rio de Janeiro:  Aeroplano, 2013 / ISBN:  978-85-7820-093-0 Digital version available here For information on Rio Occupation London, click here  

PPP Bulletin issue 4: Favela To The World

An Evaluation report into the three-year programme of work undertaken by Paul Heritage and People’s Palace Projects during Paul Heritage’s AHRC-funded Knowledge Transfer Fellowship, June 2009-May 2012. By Raj Bhari Digital version available here

Encounters Beyond Text: Art Transforming Lives

Publication on Encounters: Transforming Lives project. Edited by Paul Heritage and Gary Stewart. Editorial Assistant: Thiago Jesus. Principal Photographer: Ratão Diniz. Contributors include: Gringo Cardia, Paul Heritage, Gary Stewart, Poppy Spowage, Luis Eduardo Soares, Liv Sovik, Eneida Leal Cunha, Regina Casé, Cicely Berry, Baba Israel, Philip Osment, Paul Martin, Binho, Celso Athayde, Rappin’ Hood Digital […]

From The Favela to Our Manor

Translating AfroReggae: the impact and implications of an international intervention in arts work with young people at risk.  Richard Ings, 2007 ISBN 978-0-9551179-3-0 Digital version available here

PPP Bulletin issue 3: Changing the Scene

PPP Bulletin 3: Changing the Scene: text only version. Edited by Paul Heritage with Rebecca Louise Collins and Rachel Sanger Produced by the Publications and Web Office, QMUL – Pub2582  

PPP Bulletin issue 2: Staging Human Rights

PPP Bulletin 2: Staging Human Rights text only version  Edited by Paul Heritage with Rebecca Louise Collins and Rachel Sanger Produced by the Publications and Web Office, QMUL – Pub2581

PPP Bulletin issue 1: Youth and Police

By Silvia Ramos Produced by the Publications and Web Office, QMUL for the Drama Department, QMUL – Pub0826 Article reproduced by kind permission of the Center for Studies on Public Security and Citizenship (CESeC), at University Cândido Mendes, Rio de Janeiro. Originally published as a CESeC Research Bulletin in October 2006. The original research was […]