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11/07/19

Retweetd From Kristy MacDonald

I had a the absolute pleasure of watching the yr 7 drama class performing Henry V at the Globe today - such an amazing experience for them (and they were awesome), truly🎭❤️

11/07/19

Proud of the contribution of each and every one: brilliant competitors; awesome training and support from PE team. I hope you all heard the screams of support from the stands!

11/07/19

Another brilliant Harris Federation sports days and another amazing result for Overall girls winners 2019 🥇

10/07/19

students learn about tectonic hazards during a trip to . They loved the interactive workshop called ‘Rocks the world', where they explored the properties of the Earth's mantle using custard and created their own ! https://t.co/Rsh52qdHkl

09/07/19

Free event for girls aged 13+. Come to a celebration of women in STEM at a special panel discussion with . Wed 31 July, 11am-2.30pm. Free food! Find out how people begin their STEM careers https://t.co/ikmJQvPmsw https://t.co/jVum1ho5SN

03/07/19

Are you aged 16–21 and looking to develop new skills this summer? The has a new summer programme called Greengross Creatives. Find out more at https://t.co/OuUazFqX8a. It looks good! Deadline for applications is 11 July. https://t.co/nDavHj06yk

28/06/19

Retweetd From SMM CE School

Thank you to all the representatives from local secondary school's who met with our parents, carers and children from Year 4 and Year 5 for our Secondary transition workshop. and Kingsdale. https://t.co/3KW71muEBb

27/06/19

Our pleasure! Thanks to all the families for helping create a wonderful day

24/06/19

Retweetd From HPAEastDulwich

Thank you to the boys from and girls from for helping out at our Summer Fair today https://t.co/lMAKsgdWNG

24/06/19

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Thanks to everyone who came to support Hairytage the Final Cut we have had an amazing journey with and it’s safe to say We Love Peckham! ❤️💜🧡 https://t.co/QRvmmvnDll

21/06/19

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Tomorrow! Hairytage the final cut, the culmination of a creative research project exploring . Performance inspired by creative conversations https://t.co/cyFRZqw93t

16/06/19

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1 week to go until Royal Steel headline Peckham Pan Fest with performances for , Bellenden Primary and Dog Kennel Hill school with special guest reggae artist https://t.co/kmHxUZwlY7

16/06/19

Will ask! Thanks for the prompt...

11/06/19

Retweetd From SouthwarkYA's

Please can you share with your students. We are looking for young people (individuals/groups) to perform/showcase their talent! Thank you 😊🎤🎼🎹🎻🎹🎷

10/06/19

Retweetd From Creative Activism

Excited to be putting together the performance for our final Hairytage event https://t.co/aCa45vuGOw

10/06/19

Starting secondary school in this September? Check out our website at https://t.co/LrPcBwW75H for some useful tips https://t.co/CFKq5D8ivr

04/06/19

Eid Mubarak to all of our families, friends and colleagues celebrating today

01/06/19

We’re looking for a history teacher and a science teacher for September. Flexible working, part time and job shares welcome. Come and join our amazing staff and work with the best kids around 😊

23/05/19

Retweetd From HarrisBoys'Academy

Would you like to join the new Police Cadets group at Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich? Every Tues from 7-9pm. Everyone welcome. Find out more at https://t.co/5mv6BIndkn https://t.co/tuUmf64v5l

22/05/19

would be good to contact about this, thanks!

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Posted on April 2nd 2019

Sixth Formers Fill Horniman with 'Mile of String'

Sixth Form students recreated Marcel Duchamp’s famous ‘Sixteen Miles of String’ installation in the Horniman Museum in March. The performance took place in the Horniman’s conservatory, which students filled with black elastic, creating a tangled mess making it difficult for the audience to move in the space freely.

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The ‘Mile of String’ performance piece, commissioned by the Horniman Museum and Goldsmiths University, was inspired by Duchamp's 1942 installation, which involved filling the ‘First Papers of Surrealism’ exhibition with string, making it difficult for anyone to access the work.

The recreation of Duchamp’s work was used as a tool to discuss issues around accessibility to culture and institutions like the Horniman for local young people. The performance was an opportunity for students to decolonise the space by making themselves highly visible and present through the installation.

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This performance is an extension of the work we do in the art department. We are dedicated to providing students with real-world opportunities in the arts to connect them to what is happening in the art world now. Through this performance students were able to see how art can include performance but also be a form of activisim.

Mr.Campos said: "I like working with students through embodied practices because I see them come to life when they can use their bodies as a source for making art. They know their bodies best so they are fully empowered."

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Folasade said: "Being involved in this performance showed me how an artwork can connect you to people and get them involved."


Duchamp's 'Sixteen Miles of String exhibition' from 1942.

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The Horniman's Grade II listed cast iron Conservatory was built by the Horniman family in 1894.

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Event photography by Fidel Garcia-Reichman.