Trellis: No Smell, No Dirt, No Trouble (2019)

Trellis: No Smell, No Dirt, No Trouble (2019)

Lucy has been commissioned by UCL to work with Efstathia Kostopoulou as part of Trellis. Lucy Harrison and Efstathia Kostopoulou are investigating the past industrial history of the Park and exploring how this can be made more visible in the present. Using archive...
Lightboxes and Lettering

Lightboxes and Lettering

‘Lightboxes and Lettering’ is a major project focussing on the pre-digital era of printing in Hackney, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest and the experiences of people involved in the industry. Devised and run by Rendezvous Projects CIC, the project is funded by...
Linear Park: Plot Lines

Linear Park: Plot Lines

Linear Park: Plot Lines was a collaboration between Lucy Harrison and Matter Architecture, commissioned by Waltham Forest Council as part of Making Places. The project traces the boundary lines of houses that were formerly on the site, using lines of lavender, and...
Self Build (2019)

Self Build (2019)

A project exploring sheds, shacks and shelters across Waltham Forest, through film and photography, focussing on community spaces built from mainly recycled materials. The project included a new 19 minute film which was included in the E17 Art Trail 2019 at Bodega 50...
Not a Split Second (2017)

Not a Split Second (2017)

Remembering the Docklands bomb: a collaboration with George Legg, exploring the legacy of the 1996 IRA bomb at South Quay, London.         What are the unwritten memories of an explosion loaded with political significance? On 9 February 1996 the...
97 LBR

97 LBR

Ongoing project documenting the site at 97 Lea Bridge Road, London E10, a 1920s industrial estate demolished in 2017 to make way for a housing development including 300 flats.     The buildings at 97 Lea Bridge Road and Burwell Road were originally...
Social Cement, Tate Modern Community Room

Social Cement, Tate Modern Community Room

Lucy Harrison took up the first artist’s residency in the new Community Room in the Tate Modern Switch House. Involving key community groups from Lambeth and Southwark, she invited them to take part in events and activities, exploring ideas around different ways that...
Sheen Lane Centre, Mortlake

Sheen Lane Centre, Mortlake

Exploring memories of Hampton Square, the housing that was once on the site of the Sheen Lane Centre, and of the Watneys Brewery building that is now being converted into flats. Two wall panels have been installed in the entrance to the Sheen Lane Centre, which houses...
Busy Lea Bridge Was Once a Lonely Road

Busy Lea Bridge Was Once a Lonely Road

Lucy Harrison was the lead artist for a project based in the Lea Bridge ward of Waltham Forest, developed in collaboration with local residents and businesses and marking the point of Lea Bridge station re-opening. The project was delivered by new Community Interest...
WE: the ex-Warner Estate in Waltham Forest- part 2

WE: the ex-Warner Estate in Waltham Forest- part 2

A project exploring the Warner Estate in Waltham Forest, started in 2014 with Katherine Green and extended in 2016 and 2017 with an exhibition at Vestry House Museum and a mobile phone app walking tour. The project gained funding from Heritage Lottery Fund and Arts...
The Works

The Works

Exploring work, industry and routine in Cambridge CB1 during 2015 and 2016. A project exploring the changing nature of the area near Cambridge station; from one based around heavy industries and the railway, now becoming more residential and providing homes for people...
Art Cannot be Taught

Art Cannot be Taught

A Borough Road Gallery Commission Part of “Keep the Paint Moving”: David Bomberg and the Art of Radical Teaching   Lucy Harrison is comparing David Bomberg’s teaching methods with the ways in which students and staff at LSBU feel about their own education,...