Decolonise the archive

Decolonising The Archive

Decolonise the archive

Recipients of the 2019 Project Space Residency

Decolonising The Archive(DTA) is the recipient of the Lewisham Arthouse 2019 Project Space Residency award. They will be curating and creating with a seasoning of artists, to cook up a social marinated response to the the history of migration in Lewisham and the legacy of the Windrush. Join us, in purposeful celebration of their 2019 Residency at Lewshiam Arthouse Project Space and travel through time on our Afro -futureship.

From 12th of April to the 5th May drop in to find out more about the project & contribute stories: Tues to Thurs 12pm – 4pm.

April 11th Opening Night 6pm to 9pm : DTA presents a world where Theatre, History, Archives, Art and Afro – Futurism meet for an isnpired Journey into The Windrush Time Capsule.

Travel through time to understand the transforming power of traditional culture, African cosmology and healing a village through alchemy as a formula to defeat the trauma of migration. This moment in time is hosted by a play reading performance of The Windrush Time Capsule betwixt the artworks of painter and sculpture Deanio X, who will have first time viewings of work inspired by the play.

April 12 – 14th 12pm to 5pm : Deanio X private viewing of art work inspired by The play Windrush Time Capsule.

Deanio X is a is self taught intuitive artist, guided by the great and terrible people around him as well as his own instincts. As such his projects tend to be focused around personal questions that are only answerable via social observation or engagement.

April 18th 10am to 1pm – Family Drawing/ illustration Workshop with an added twist of Art Therapy based on the play called Windrush Time Capsule (visit gallery to learn about the hertitage and legacies of the Windrush Time Capusle) this session will be led by Jean Campbell.

Free entry
Step-free access

This is project is made possible by a Project Grant from the Arts Council England.