Xavi Art - Copyright Xavi Art
Xavier Laurent Leopold, known artistically as Xavi Art, is a self-taught contemporary artist, exploring abstract portraiture, cubism and illustrative styles. Xavi’s pieces draw inspiration from his lived experiences, relationships, ideology...
Karen McLean - Image Copyright Block 336
Karen McLean’s multidisciplinary practice is informed by her experience of growing up in the Caribbean during the 1960s. Through a variety of media, she explores themes of displacement, identity, capitalism...
Seonaid Gowdie is young local artist who created the artwork for recent project Atlantic Billboard, Look Both Ways Atlantic Billboard, Look Both Ways, tells the story of Leroy and opens...
Image by Noom Peerapong
A Cultural Look at the Area Through the Lens of Film with film critic Kelechi Ehenulo. It’s fair to say that in Paul Feig’s Last Christmas, Kate (Game of Thrones star Emelia...
Railton Road has been the centre of a vibrant and often brutal history. Bearing witness to uprising, erasure and resistance, its history and legacy stubbornly and joyfully persist. This April...
Jon Daniel
Lee Jasper reflects on the work and life of award-winning creative Jon Daniel. The classically trained graphic designer worked primarily as an art director for many of London’s leading advertising...
The People’s Collection is a participatory digital archive that documents how the people of Brixton experience the legacy of the 1981 Uprisings today. The archive demonstrates how the Uprisings have impacted on...
Sounds of Resistance poster by Sam Alebioshu
’Sounds of Resistance’ is a collaborative artwork that will be created by the people of Brixton and the sound artist Felix Taylor. Via a WhatsApp number presented at three locations...
Atlantic Billboard for 81 Acts
Atlantic Billboard, Look Both Ways, tells the story of Leroy and opens a window to the complex history behind Brixton ‘81 Uprisings, based on the significance of the Atlantic Ocean...
When you cross Atlantic Road, make sure you look both ways. On one side, you will see the bustling life of Brixton high street, and on the other, you will...
Brixton Life Drawing
Anya and Bex dreamed up Brixton Life Drawing during their commute from Brixton, starting just before lockdown the pair lost their space and their audience when the first lockdown arrived....
Claudia Wilson is a local DJ and owner of record shop Pure Vinyl in Ferndale Road. Pure Vinyl specialises in Soul, Funk, Rhythm and Blues and Reggae. Claudia has been dj-ing...
Jayda David - Love You Girl
In response to The Channel’s current issue which focuses on Wom+n, Jayda David created Love You Girl, a love letter to the wom+n, womxn, women and the self defined, who...
Maya Campbell - Bhairava
Maya Campbell on Intergenerational Collaboration. As far back as I can remember, my grandma, Salome, has always encouraged me to write, draw and paint to express what I feel. Every...
Sarah Jane Moon is a painter whose work explores narrative, identity and gender presentation as well as interrogating formal painterly concerns. These colourful, bold and exuberant portraits depict friends of the...
Tash LC and Raie, local music people
Local singer/songwriter and music journalist Raie catches up with DJ Tash LC. The pair talk about the loss of live music, keeping creative, dessert island discs and the sounds of...
Art by Marilyn Rogers
Marilyn Rogers is an artist who lives and works in Brixton. Trained as a fine artist/sculptor and having taught in Adult Colleges, Marilyn Rogers believes that creativity is for everyone....
Alice Holloway is founder of Little Black Pants Club in Brixton. She studied Jewellery Design at Central Saint Martins but has made clothes from a young age, weaned on the...

We all want to make it.
Make it in our chosen career. Maybe make it big.

Sometimes perhaps just make it to pay day.
But whatever our ambition, what unites us all is the desire to thrive, be recognised – and be supported.
And that’s what Lambeth’s Creative Enterprise Zone is all about. Supporting creative people to do amazing creative things without having to leave our amazingly creative corner of south London.
Because we all want to make it – of course – but more than that, we want to Make It in Brixton.