Established by artists in 1968, SPACE runs 17 artist studio buildings across 7 London boroughs, providing affordable creative workspace plus support programmes, such as exhibitions, artists residencies and training opportunities, to enable artists to be sustainable. SPACE also delivers Learning and Participation projects for schools, young people and communities neighbouring SPACE studio sites, to promote engagement with creativity and the arts.
SPACE supports 700 artists with studios and a further 700 a year with professional development. Additionally, SPACE engages 15,000 people a year though public programmes. This takes place at 2 SPACE venues; SPACE HQ, 129 – 131 Mare Street, Hackney E8 3RH, and The White Building, Hackney Wick, E9 5EN.