Lee Green Arts Intiative

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Lee Green Arts Intiative

Lee Green Arts Intiative

Sectio Aurea By Sectio Aurea

The Lee Green Arts initiative is a project by Sectio Aurea to found an Innovative community arts hub in Lee., Artists will work with local people to create a new cultural resource.

Idea stage

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This project centers around a historic pub called the New Tigers Head on Lee Green. On the borders of Lewisham and Greenwich this area has been left behind in local regeneration projects. An new state funded school and other commercial developments mean the area is currently undergoing change and we want to help invest in the culturidendtity of the area. Creating a flexible community gallery and arts cafe from this run down yet prominant building will enliven the whole area and give a creative edge to the identity of this locale. We want everyone to be involved and will use funds to establish an arts cafe to consult, produce and present exhibitions and events with the loval community. Inviting artists to residencies that have a track record in delivering socially engaged artworks we will work with local schools and other stakeholders to respond to the needs kf the local area. We need your help and support so please get in touch if you would like to be involved.

What we'll deliver:

  • Pay rent for 6 months upfront
  • build a steering group of local stakeholders to support us.
  • Employ fundraisers and development specialist to seek further investment in the space.
  • Work woth a team of selected adtists to produce a programme of creative events and exhibitions based on local projects
  • Support a number of community art commisions
  • Enable full clean up and redecoration of the space and it frountage
  • Provide marketing support to ensure local community gets benefit from the space.

Why it's a great idea:

This is a great idea because it is both simple and effective. It will clean up a local eyesore and reinvent the space as a local community asset. The project will act as a catalyst for further creative interventions and collaboration in the area and support the work of creative proffessionals. In addition, the project will forge new community links and support the new local school The International Academy of Greenwich ofering space for creative collaborations.

Steps to get it done:

  • Occupy the new tigers head, agree tenancy

It will provide exhibiton and event space for local groups and professional artists.

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