Stockwell studios on BBC London 94.9 fm
This radio interview highlights the challenges for artist run studios. (See Stockwell community report - http://www.amacstudios.org/page/stockwell-studios-community-report)
A Labour-run local authority rebranded amid much fanfare as the “John Lewis council”, with community input at its heart, has been accused of betraying its principles after selling a long-established arts centre to private housing developers.
The decision by Lambeth in south London has caused particular anger because it came shortly after the artists and charities who use the centre spent £70,000 on renovation work, in exchange for a promised long-term lease. Read more.