Diversity is our identity. Art is our action. Research is how we co-create transformation.
People’s Palace Projects is an arts research centre based in the Department of Drama at Queen Mary University of London. We bring a diverse range of artists, activists, academics and audiences together to engage with questions of social justice through the power of the arts in the UK, Brazil and beyond.
Roots of Resilience: Mining Threats to Cultural Heritage and Climate
A collaborative research project assessing the cultural and environmental impacts of mining in Minas Gerais, a historic region of Brazil.Read more
Building the Barricades
The international research project Building the Barricades investigated the impact of armed conflict and urban violence on the mental health and well-being of 140 thousand people living in Mare, the largest favela complex in Rio de Janeiro, which faces multiple stress factors and is, in its great majority, controlled by armed drug gangs and local militias.Read more