Memory is a political act

Isabel Cortes Colque was five years old when she had to flee Pinochet's dictatorship in 1977. 46 years later, she visited the Four Corners exhibition Chile 50: Political Art, Solidarity and Resistance and viewed Peter Kennard's A Document on Chile for the first time as an adult. In this article, she explains how the project traces not only Chile's traumatic history but her personal story as well. 

Art on the Streets: New film brings the bombsite exhibitions of wartime Britain to life

Art on the Streets is a documentary created by University of Brighton design historian Dr Harriet Atkinson and filmmaker Jane Dibblin with Four Corners.

The film focuses on the For Liberty exhibition mounted in 1943 in the bombed-out John Lewis department store on London’s Oxford Street and investigates how exhibitions mounted from 1933 to 1953 in public spaces, were designed to communicate messages of propaganda and resistance.

Photography on Tour: Themes of the 1970s and 80s in the Half Moon Photography Workshop Touring Exhibitions

Following her placement in the Four Corner's archive, University of Brighton student, Jayne Knight, shares her research into the history of Half Moon Photography's touring exhibitions, and the socio-political landscape of the era. 

Housing in East London: 1968 vs Now

Following a work experience placement at Four Corners, student Lily Owens from Stoke Newington School shares their research into depictions of housing East London from 1968 to now.

Exhibition on Tour - Brick Lane 1978: The Turning Point

Our major exhibition, showcasing photographs by Paul Trevor and revealing the dramatic struggle for racial justice in East London, will be on tour throughout 2023

The Inhumane Reality of War

Researcher, curator, producer, and writer Gaynor Tutani shares her thoughts on war, destruction and childhood, experienced during her Archive Assistant placement at Four Corners.

Memories of Brick Lane Oral History Films

A series of short films made by volunteers on the Brick Lane 1978 project, in collaboration with the Rainbow Collective.

Feminism, Photography, and Resistance Discussion Series

A series of online talks exploring the relationship between photography and resistance from a feminist perspective.

Black Women Creating Audio Resistance

Black Women Creating Audio Resistance is a collaboration between Carole Wright and Katie Numi Usher