• Suffragette Mural in Ladywell

    ‘A Thousand Feet will Follow’ The original brief was an homage to Emily Davison, though there had been some feedback from Lewisham Central Assembly and local historians pointing out towards Rosa May Billinghurst, a suffragette born in Lewisham and famous for her mischievous use of her wheel chair during protests and window smashing. We thought …

  • Artmongering in Lebanon

    In July, we went to Tripoli, in northern Lebanon, to work with Syrian Refugees, partnering this time with WAR CHILD Holland.  We took musician/composer Isa Suarez, and photographer and filmmaker Hamza Salmi, all of us South Londoners. We worked in a small, integrated community in Adwi, where we found a distinctive harmony between the hosting …

  • Fruitful – From The Four Corners

    How do you make a mural happen? Keep knocking on doors until people start saying: “Oh, its you! We were about to call you to paint a mural on our wall!” It can happen! With three more days to use a rented scaffolding, which we hired to install lights and restore another mural, we began …

  • Boombox! changes everything

    A few years ago a total stranger approached Artmongers, asking if we could develop a project together in Scotland. Laura Henry has since found the partners in the area, a site to transform and, after battling through some funding rejections, she eventually joined forces with Samara McIntyre, who, along with 10 year-old Caleb, campaigned for the …