RYAN GANDER PUBLIC ARTWORK COMMISSION FOR ELEPHANT PARK
Co-create a permanent artwork with local communities, for the new green heart of Central London
Ryan Gander; South London Gallery; Lendlease and Southwark Council
An education programme to be delivered in local primary schools activating children's playfulness and imagination
The Details A
community-conceived artwork led by Ryan Gander OBE has been commissioned for
Elephant Park in South London.
Gander is working with the South London Gallery on a series of workshops for
local school children that will bring together the children’s playfulness and
imagination to co-create the form of the final artwork. This final work may have
several elements at different locations, forming a trail around the park – a
new two-acre green space – for existing and future communities, and visitors to
the area, to discover and enjoy.
Park is the £2.5bn regeneration project in Elephant & Castle being jointly
delivered by Lendlease and Southwark Council. It is breathing new life into
this special part of Central London and the new artwork will form a memorable
feature for local communities and visitors. Ryan Gander was invited to the role
following a curatorial process led by Contemporary Art Society Consultancy.