About

Tools for the world to take over itself

The People Speak makes it easy for people to talk to each other in fun and creative ways. From street corners to conferences, events, museums and schools, our tools help people get involved in the discussions that matter most to them.

“The People Speak offers an extraordinarily innovative and technologically exciting approach to socially engaged public art that enables ordinary people to feel energised, excited and fully involved in the process.”

Nicky Adamson, The Garage

The People Speak create projects that give people an excuse to enjoy speaking to each other. The formats look familiar at first: a chat show , a game show or even a soccer kick-about, but once people are involved, there’s no limit to where they can take each other. No instruction manual is required, and we like to have as much fun and get just as involved as everyone else.

More information about each of these ‘tools for the world to take over itself’ can be found on their respective websites, and an overview of what The People Speak does, who we work with, and how we do what we do is available in this the people speak brochure.

The People behind the The People Speak are an expanding network of wonderfully skilled individuals, organised into teams for the needs of each project. Check them out.

All our techniques and technologies available for events, festivals, local broadcast or focus groups, training and education events. We work with all kinds of organisations with a remit to listen to people, recently including NESTA, Futerra The Prince’s Trust, Islington, Southwark, Camden, Hackney and Sutton Councils, The Tate and the South London Gallery, to name a few. We are always interested in the challenge of adapting and developing The People Speak projects for new situations.

These are our tools, you can use them too!