The Greenwich Pensioner was our Poplar based pub which was home to an array of experimental performances, live music, readings & screenings from April to November 2017.
Based in the former White Cube offices in Masons Yard SET Westminster ran from April 2018 to January 2019. It was home to 12 members making sculpture, painting, video and performance.
From December 2016 to October 2017, SET Poplar (based in Capstan House) was home to over 100 artists. Capstan House had a project space of over 4000 sq ft and was home to a series of community-engaged projects run by collective Blackwall Beach. Also based at Capstan House, IKO’s exhibition programme aimed to bring alternative arts collectives from around the UK to London to co-curate and showcase new works at SET. SET also proudly hosted ART the Arms Fair, a fund & awareness raiser against the largest international arms fair based in the ExCel London.
Our first centre, SET Bermondsey was a former paint factory on Alscot Road. Opening in mid 2016 and running for 5 years, the 7,000 sq ft, 1970’s warehouse was home to over 100 artists working with sculpture, video, performance, music and more. SET Bermondsey had a large outside space and a 30×40 sq ft project space which was home to SETs main exhibition programme, residencies and workshops.
Housed in the former Plumbase on New Cross Road, the centre ran from late 2020 to summer 2022 and is was home to over 30 artists working with sculpture, video, performance, music, textiles and more. SET New Cross had a large outside space and a 20×20 sq ft project space which was home to SETs main exhibition programme, residencies and workshops.
The artists at SET New Cross were moved directly from SET Bermondsey when our time there came to an end. SET New Cross members were then moved to SET Lewisham High Street. A lot of the members at these centres have been with us at all 3 spaces.
Opening back in Febuary 2018, SET Dalston houses around 30 members upstairs as well as a small project space for members exhibitions. Downstairs is home to our bar and live events space with and an eclectic nightly programme of music, performance, screenings, readings and more.