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Janetka Platun
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2011
Studio 3 Arts
Joint lead artist ‘30 Seconds in Goresbrook’. A site-specific film project.
Funded by London Borough of Barking and Dagenham.

Olympic Delivery Authority
A four colours artist led project responding to the 2012 Games coming to the Royal Artillery Barracks in Woolwich. Commissioned as Part of the Olympic Delivery Authority Arts and Cultural Strategy.


2010
Cuming Museum
Lead artist ‘Walking in my shoes’ part of ‘Stories of the World’ a Cultural Olympiad project. Funded by Southwark Council and Transport for London.

Studio 3 Arts
Joint lead artist ‘Operation Becontree’ an investigative arts project.
Funded by London Borough of Barking and Dagenham.

Photographers Gallery
Photographer Educator for The Photographers’ Gallery.
Funded by the John Lyons Charity Programme.


2009
Studio 3 Arts
Joint lead artist ‘Community Matters’. Working with local residents to
create ‘Personal Plaques’. Funded by London Borough of Barking and
Dagenham.

Urban Initiatives
Artist ‘Clapham Gateway Consultation’. A creative public engagement
Project. Funded by the London Borough of Lambeth.

Lift Molten Festival
Joint lead Artist ‘Art Activists’. An intergenerational performance group
experimenting with different participatory art forms.


2008
Studio 3 Arts
Working with teenagers in care. Culminating in the publication ‘Teenage
Kicks’. Funded by The London Borough of Havering.

Gasworks
‘Even Better Together’ Lead artist for Gasworks, an art gallery in
Lambeth running contemporary arts workshops for hard to reach
families living in the local area. Funded by the Big Lottery.


2005
Peoples Palace Projects
‘Staging Human Rights’ devising installation based
workshops to transform prison spaces. Working with staff to encourage
original approaches and training them in new techniques that were
designed to enable prison guards to explore the declaration of human
rights through visual art and performance in adult prisons across six
states in Brazil. Funded by the National Lottery.


2004
Peoples Palace Projects
Joint Lead Artist, working with teenagers to create artwork for an
interactive website in Norwood Secondary Centre, a South London
Pupil Referral Unit. Funded by Arts and Business.


2003
Peoples Palace Projects
Lead artist for a project that re-designed the interior and exterior of a
young men’s chemical dependency unit CDDQ in Rio de Janeiro.
Funded by DEGASE.


2002
Peoples Palace Projects
Lead artist ‘Changing the Scene’ art workshops in Santos Dumont, a
young women’s prison in Rio de Janeiro. Presented research paper at
Human Rights convention exploring good Arts practice when working
in the criminal justice system in Brazil. Funded by The British Council.


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Relevant work

1996–2001
Kids Company
Art Director for South London charity that provides education, creative activities
and therapeutic support for children in schools throughout London and at the
Arches Youth Centre in Camberwell, South London.
     
 
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