Category: Feature Content

South East London Photography (SELPh) Exhibition

SELPh is a community photography project offering people recovering from mental illness an opportunity to use photography to explore and reflect on their experiences. This exhibition explores mental health in relation to physical health, identity, community and dreams through photography, accompanied by a collection of poems from our partner project Spoken Word in the Community Hubs (S.W.I.T.C.H).

Spoken Word In The Community Hubs (S.W.I.T.C.H)

In collaboration with Battersea Arts Centre, poet Jemilea Wisdom-Baako of Writerz and Scribez and artist Kay Rufai, S.W.I.T.C.H. is a project aimed at reaching audiences that feel excluded from conventional arts organisations, exploring how to increase arts participation. It involves removing barriers by placing the art in community hubs such as barbershops, youth provisions, salons and ...

Institute of Women and Ethnic Studies (IWES) Celebrate 25 Years of Serving Communities

HERON is celebrating our longest running community partnership with the Institute of Women and Ethnic Studies (IWES) and in celebration of their 25th year of serving communities, we’re supporting IWES in their fundraising efforts. If you’d like to make a donation, please see here. The Institute of Women and Ethnic Studies (IWES) is an internationally recognised non-profit community ...

HERON Conference 2018

HERON’s second conference, ‘current and future directions in health equity research and action,’ took place on 31 October 2018. The 2018 conference took a future-orientated perspective to explore how we can learn from present research and tackle inequalities through future research and action. The day included oral/poster presentations and workshop sessions from both academic and non-academic work.  See here ...

Art and Exhibitions

The South East London Photography (SELPh) group was launched in November 2011. The group was founded by Billy Gazard, Wojtek Wojcik and Anthony Wallace in association with the HERON Network and funding from the South London and the Maudsley Charity. The project initially used photography to talk about everyday experiences but now uses a variety of media to highlight ...

Events

HERON organises a number of activities to bring different groups of people together to talk about health inequalities. This includes conferences, seminars, workshops, research outreach, exhibitions and performance, as well as the SELPh project.  Frequent collaborators include King’s Diversity and Inclusion and the Institute of Women and Ethnic Studies. Please see our events page for ...