Camberwell Arts are delighted to commission 5 artists to create new work for Feast. From sweet trails to art takeaways, our selected artists invite you to sink your teeth into art in all its forms.
This project is currently in the process of development and production so as we get more information and locations, we'll be updating this page with all the relevant information in time for the Festival launch on the 20th June.
Camberwell Family Gin Palace
by Frog Morris
The Tiger, Camberwell Green, SE5 7AA
Workshop: 20th June, 1-5pm
Inspired by the elaborately decorated gin palaces and shopping parades of Victorian London, Frog Morris invites local people to create a colourful stained glass window for Camberwell.
Stained glass was not just used by churches; it was once a colourful way to advertise businesses as well. Join us on Saturday 20th June to feast on sweets, make art from your discarded wrappers and create a communal artwork to promote this year’s Festival.
Frog Morris is an artist, performer, poet, curator and designer. He has created live art for the Barbican, Whitstable Biennale, Whitechapel Gallery, South London Gallery, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Royal Academy of Arts and many others.
By Amanda Holiday
The Sun, Coldharbour Lane, SE5 9NS
Presented in the Parlour of the Sun, Din Din is a compelling collage across 50 wall-mounted dinner plates. Exploring taste, hunger, greed, desire and need, it tells a fiction of modern eating played out in an age of austerity and food-banks.
An artist / filmmaker who works mainly with pastel, chalk, charcoal and pencil, Amanda Holiday has a keen interest in the collision of narrative and line – of drawing and story. She studied at Wimbledon School of Art and has exhibited at INIVA, ArtLounge, Bargehouse, Lewisham Library and the Southbank.
Fit for a King
By Shannon Lane
The Crooked Well, Grove Lane, SE5 8SY
In the sumptuously carnivorous surroundings of the Crooked Well, Shannon Lane presents a porcelain white pig’s head with 24 carat golden apple. By creating a cast directly from her subject – and voiding it of its natural colours - she invites the viewer to see it in a new way.
Shannon Lane is a sculptor, taxidermist and fine artist, specialising in consumerism of food products in the modern age. Her sculptures have been exhibited at many events and exhibitions around London, including Selfridges and Harrods window displays. She is the curator for the Old Baths, Hackney Wick.
A-Z of sweets
By Tom Leighton
Look out for 26 mouth-watering clues to lead you on a walking tour of sweets around Camberwell. From aa – zz, this irresistible series of photographs will help you develop an appetite for art.
Tom Leighton is a professional photographer specialising in children’s fashion, food and Camberwell! Previous projects inspired by local people and places include 36 Reasons to Love Camberwell and Picture the Block.
by Kay Sentence
Cycle PS, Camberwell Church Street, SE5 8TR
Saturday 27th June, 6-9pm
You choose, we share, you take-art-away! Kay Sentence presents a pizza takeaway with a difference, where a menu of art is presented for audience selection. Each participant is invited to create something themselves in order to take home their chosen artwork.
Having worked in the theatre for more than 14 years, Kay is used to art having an audience. Over the past 5 years her work has gradually moved into our everyday surroundings where the spectator becomes partaker.