Parfitt Gallery

Event review: TURF v TechCity! Can art and science work together for Croydon?

Posted on February 5th, by John Gass in Culture. 2 comments

John Gass enjoys a recent Turf Projects/Croydon Tech City event but is left wondering what comes next

Most regular Citizen readers will be aware of both Turf Projects and Croydon Tech City, each of which, in its own way, contributes to the burgeoning artistic, technological and cultural opportunities that Croydon residents can enjoy. The fact that they are now exploring the possibility of closer collaboration … Read More »

Croydon’s concrete – it’s in the mix: The Hauntology of Croydon exhibition at the Parfitt Gallery

Posted on May 7th, by Tom Winter in Culture. No Comments

Tom Winter takes a fresh and surprising look at Croydon’s notorious urban fabric but finds himself sadly unable to stroke the exhibits

Having never been to the Parfitt Gallery at Croydon College before, I walked through the front entrance on Park Lane and found myself in a student hairdressing salon – a harsh architectural reminder that no matter how grand and symmetrically-centred a front entrance … Read More »