Partners & Collaborators

 Based in the heart of Deptford, the Albany is a performing arts centre with a history stretching back to the nineteenth century. Over the last few years, it emerged as a new type of arts venue, very much driven by the cultural diversity and creative mix of South East London. Involving people, through participation and partnerships, is central to the Albany work and is essential to the delivery of its vision. During the last year over 180,000 people visited the Albany and used our facilities, including audiences of over 40,000 for more than 400 events.

 Batubalani arts organisation works to produce a long-term series of exhibitions focusing on the history and many facets of Philippine art. It plans to partner with established institutions in the UK and around Europe in order to reach out to international audiences. Batubalani works with higher education institutions in the UK to introduce more seminars and talks on Philippine modern and contemporary art. It also work with museums to encourage the collection and archiving of Philippine modern and contemporary art.

 Situated in the heart of the community, Deptford Lounge has been purpose built to cater for all members of the community irrespective of age, ability or special needs. All services offered at the complex have been designed with accessibility in mind.

 Iniva is an evolving, radical visual arts organisation dedicated to developing an artistic programme that reflects on the social and political impact of globalisation. With the Stuart Hall Library acting as a critical and creative hub for our work, we offer residencies, commission new work and promote existing practices enabling artistic ambition and development.

 International Curators Forum (ICF) is a network that meets to discuss emerging issues of curatorial practice in the context of key events in the international arts calendar. It offers bursaries and professional development opportunities to curators and works in partnership with key national and international bodies. This program has been conceived to promote opportunities for curators to visit and participate in several major international art events to enable them to network and gain experience for their career development.

 Established in 1999, the Live Art Development Agency (LADA) is the world’s leading organisation for Live Art, producing specialized projects, opportunities, resources and publications for those who make, watch, research, study, teach, produce, present, write about and archive Live Art, and creating conditions in which diversity, innovation and risk in contemporary culture can thrive.

 University of the Arts London is in the top 6 universities in the world for art and design. It offers an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. The University draws together 6 renowned colleges, each with its own world-class reputation.