CULTURAL TRAFFIC LONDON
Sunday 8th October
11am–8pm Free Entry
Kachette, 347 Old Street
London EC1V 9LP
Cultural Traffic London will be held on the Sunday of Frieze week at Kachette a new cultural space in the heart of Shoreditch East London. Kachette is located on the corner of Old Street and Shoreditch High Street in the original ticket hall of the former Shoreditch Station.
Our special guest for this London edition is Accumulate a social enterprise project that helps young homeless people explore their creativity through a range of creative workshops. Accumulate run photography workshops with young people from 9 hostels across London and have produced a zine called DECAY which will be presented at Cultural Traffic made with creative content from 21 young people living at the Evolve Housing Hostels in South London who attended the Accumulate workshops this summer.
A special presentation from Grrrl Zine Fair a feminist punk publishing platform for women and non binary artists, musicians and self publishers. Grrrl Zine have a library based in Peckham, run workshops and act as a distributor for small press editions. For Cultural Traffic, Grrrl zine Fair will be showcasing and selling Feminist DIY publications from across the U.K. Also in attendance will be The Royal College of Art Photography Program along with DAATA Editions who will be presenting new works along with exhibitors from across Europe.
Cultural Traffic was founded in 2016 by London based editor designer and collector Toby Mott. From its first fair at London’s Truman Brewery it has now grown with fairs held in four international cities, London, New York, Los Angeles and Miami and is looking to further expand.