After a number of short-term pilot schemes, Mother House has partnered with Create London to launch a new studio space for women with children in the London borough of Barking and Dagenham which, if the three-month pilot is successful, will become a permanent fixture. Lydia Ashman reports.
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Plans submitted to Bexley council for partnership between Peabody housing association and Bow Arts will see renovation of the Lakeside Centre to create an artists’ hub, including workspaces, a new day nursery, a gallery and project space.
Mother House is a month-long collective studio for female artists and their children, with 36 artists working alongside each other in this temporary London base.
Studiomakers, a new initiative from Outset and the Mayor of London’s cultural team, aims to create more affordable creative workspaces in the capital.
Hannah Corbett, a civil servant currently working as commissioner general and director for the UK at the Milan Expo 2015, has been appointed the new chief executive of the London-based studio provider and developer.