The Beating Heart of London’s Most Dynamic Art Scene
Rozsa Farkas said that Peckham has always been an area where things happened — art schools, squats, parties,
Far from fringe, the neighborhood is on the circuit of art world bigwigs such as the Tate Modern director Frances Morris, for its combination of art with $1-million price tags
and a creative scene that includes craft makers, food and drink.
No, it was an art installation commissioned by the arts organization Bold Tendencies — a stairwell of an old
car park in rowdy Peckham, South East London, painted a bubble gum pink by the London artist Simon Whybray.
Peckham is now the place Britons go to for counterculture art, with artists, makers
and galleries lured to the area by cheap rents and a recently established East London commuter train line connecting the neighborhood to the center of the city.
Peckham said that I think art as a whole has a tremendous power to unite people and encourage positivity,
Supported by heads up The Peckham neighborhood is on the circuit of art world bigwigs
for its combination of art with $1-million price tags and vibrant creative scene.
I think that the arts scene in Peckham has the power to completely change the perception
and the narrative of what Peckham is." In an expensive city like London, it’s getting harder for creative types and artists to find the space and support they need.