30th June – 30th September 2012 Open Thursday – Sunday, 11am - 10pm
Level 7-10, Peckham Multistory Car Park, 95A Rye Lane, Peckham, SE15 4ST
Bold Tendencies, the celebrated sculpture show dedicated to showcasing new work by international artists, held on the top floor of a disused multi-storey car park in Peckham, opens on 30 June and runs until 30 September 2012. Bold Tendencies has commissioned six major large-scale new works for 2012 by: Laura Buckley, Sarah Cain, Carter Mull, Peles Empire (a collaborative work by Katharina Stoever and Barbara Wolff), Mary Redmond & Martin Westwood. The accompanying Architecture Programme commissioned by Bold Tendencies, designed by Practice Architecture and built by Practice Construction consists of the Auditorium, built of straw and sited between the concrete slabs of level 7 & 8, a timber Foyer at the entrance to the project on Level 7 and Frank's Cafe and Campari Bar on Level 10.
Top: David Brooks / Adaptable Boardwalk (With three genetic drifts) / 2011 / Wooden boardwalk, forklift trucks, cherry treesBottom: Lilah Fowler / Tube : Fencing / 2011 / Tube: 4mm painted sheet steel fencing: 6mm mild steel round bar
The 2012 Live Programme of music, dance, theatre, film and literary events is entirely free. We are collaborating with local organisations Southwark TV, The Elephant & Nun Festival, PAMI (Peckham Artist Moving Image Festival) and Copeland Book Market; curators Paul Purgas, Lucy Reynolds, Nina Cristante and Elise Lammer have been invited to devise projects specifically with the site in mind and new partnerships have been developed in dance with Sadler's Wells, film with Skawinski & Marshall, with Musarc - part of the Faculty of Architecture and spatial design at London Metropolitan University - and in classical music with a specially commissioned new performance by the Bold Tendencies Orchestra.
Bettina Pousttchi / Ahead Only / 2011 / 8 polished street bollards
Founded in 2007 and now in its 6th year, Bold Tendencies welcomed over 60,000 visitors in 2011. Committed to supporting the vision of artists and actively engaging audiences, admission is free with audiences ranging widely from local residents to international tourists. Bold Tendencies is situated in the heart of Peckham on Rye Lane, amongst galleries and arts organizations Son Gallery, The Sunday Painter, Arcadia Missa, PAMI, Auto Italia South East, Peckham Space, The Last Refuge, South London Gallery, Peckhamplex Cinema, Royal Court Theatre Local, Peckham, Space Studios and Camberwell College of Arts. The South London Art Map brings everything together on one useful map.
Franks Cafe Thursday-Sunday, 12-2.30pm 6-10pm 10TH FLOOR, PECKHAM MULTI-STORY CARPARK