We're ready to shake things up...
We're bringing artists into discussions, bringing culture into decisions, and shaking things up for positive change across the borough throughout Lewisham's year as the Mayor's London Borough of Culture in 2022.
Lewisham theatre company Teatro Vivo and London-based Arts Curator, Dima Karout, have taken up residence in Lewisham Council.
Throughout 2022 Artists of Change will place artists at the heart of Lewisham Council during London Borough of Culture 2022. The artists, selected via an open-call, will take up residence in the Council’s Climate Emergency and Sanctuary Borough Teams. Working closely with Counterpoints Arts, they will test new ways of connecting residents with Council policies, encouraging thinking from different perspectives to result in a fairer and more inclusive service.
New work, co-created with communities will be presented as part of Refugee Week in June 2022, in a high-profile moment to amplify the theme of migration and climate justice.