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Click to enlargeAVRIL CORROON & AMY STEEL
May 17 - 30, 2021
Private view Sun May 30 12pm - 8pm
PEER presents the work of Avril Corroon and Amy Steel, two artists who completed a yearlong studio residency at Acme’s Warton House studios in 2020 after graduating from MA courses at London-based art colleges. The exhibition marks the fifth year of partnership between PEER and Acme. This important partnership offers emerging artists a significant opportunity at a crucial point in their career to exhibit at an acclaimed gallery and benefit from mentoring and guidance provided by PEER’s team.

SWIRL OF WORDS / SWIRL OF WORLDS
Jun 4 - Aug 14, 2021
Private view Fri Jun 4 6pm - 8pm
A multi-platform and multi-media arts programme celebrating Hackney’s ethnic diversity that explores how language shapes and informs cultural and individual identities. Hoxton Street neighbours PEER and Shoreditch Library will become the two main venues for a multi-media group exhibition and 10-week public programme of live and virtual events exploring themes of cultural identity, endangered and lost languages, modern communication, literary history and poetry.
 
The project will also an extraordinary poetry book of the same name consisting of around 100 poems, one for each language spoken in Hackney. Each poem will appear in its original language next to its English translation. Acclaimed poet and translator, Stephen Watts, has gathered together this collection of poems to create a poetry map of Hackney. The final collection will include contributions from well-established names as well as lesser-known and local voices.

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