Safeguarding creative spaces at London City Island’s new artistic centre

arebyte, a contemporary space dedicated to New Media and Performance Art, will relocate its gallery and create affordable artists’ workspaces at London City Island – the new island neighbourhood which is set to become a hub for creative living and cultural excellence. Launching in September, arebyte’s new artistic spaces will secure a future for its creative residents whilst maintaining its grassroots approach. This relocation is the result of a collaboration between Ballymore, the developers of London City Island; the pioneering Studiomakers initiative, in association with the Mayor of London; and arebyte gallery. The Mayor of London’s Artists’ Workspace Study (2014)* predicted that up to 3,500 of the capital’s artist workspaces would be lost in by 2019 due to rising studio costs. In responding to these growing concerns over availability and affordability,

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