As the dust settles on the Pride in London celebrations, Bankside will be revealing a special commemorative Pink Triangle situated at the Hope Exchange on Southwark Street, bringing to life the area’s solidarity with the LGBTQ+ community. Once assigned as a symbol of shame and associated with homophobia and persecution in Nazi Germany, the pink triangle was reclaimed by the gay community in the 1970s as symbol of liberation and empowerment. Inspired by its poignant meaning and history, Better Bankside has collaborated with The Fandangoe Kid Studios who will be hand painting the artwork on the existing Hope Exchange triangle to create a new public space that celebrates the LGBTQ+ community in Bankside, London and beyond. The Bankside ‘Hope’ Pink Triangle will be unveiled on 8 July.
Hope Exchange, 24 Southwark St, London SE1 1TY
Fri 8 Jul to Tue 30 August