Good Company

Good Company

Good Company was a project investigating independent businesses in Ilford, past and present, and how they have contributed to the social and cultural life of the town.   Lucy collected stories, images and ephemera related to shops, pubs, nightclubs and other...
Home on High

Home on High

Home on High involved several months working on the Brownfield Estate in Poplar, and explored some of the different ways that local people relate to the place, its past, present and future. Lucy developed a body of work through a series of meetings, conversations and...
Coxsone Sound Outernational / SW1 Radio at Tate Britain

Coxsone Sound Outernational / SW1 Radio at Tate Britain

A collaborative event proposed by Lucy Harrison and organised with Tate Britain Communities & Regeneration in May 2014 as part of Conversations with Communities. Sir Coxsone Outernational sound system played at Tate Britain alongside DJs from local radio station...
W.E: Part One

W.E: Part One

A continuing project exploring the Warner Estate in Waltham Forest. Lucy Harrison and Katherine Green collaborated on the first stage of the project, which captured previously unrecorded local history through photography and oral histories.   The second stage of...
Half A Century Carnaby Street

Half A Century Carnaby Street

Extended version of the short film which can be seen on the Carnaby Echoes website.   A film about the building at 50 Carnaby Street, London W1, now a branch of Ben Sherman but previously a series of nightclubs including the Florence Mills Social Parlour (1930s),...
Carnaby Echoes

Carnaby Echoes

www.carnabyechoes.com   Carnaby Echoes (2013) was a major public art project by Lucy Harrison in central London, investigating the musical history of the Carnaby estate (Carnaby Street and the surrounding streets), over a 100-year period from the opening of...
Hostings @ Archway Library

Hostings @ Archway Library

Residency at Archway Library, London, between September 2012 and January 2013, part of  Hostings / A Million Minutes. Two newspapers and an audio tour of the library, read by a member of library staff, were launched at the end of the project and are available in the...
Mapping Your Manor

Mapping Your Manor

Mapping Your Manor was a project made on the outskirts of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in 2011, when building work was still ongoing. It consisted of a series of audio recordings made with people who live or work close to the edge of the Park, many of them made in...
Light Up Your Street

Light Up Your Street

Outdoor projections, Hackney Wick A series of outdoor projection events using local people’s chosen song lyrics, collected during a series of public music events.   As part of the new landscape in the Olympic Park, the Olympic Delivery Authority...
Leysdown residency

Leysdown residency

Residency in Leysdown-on-sea, Isle of Sheppey, Kent, commissioned by Art at the Centre, Swale. A series of silkscreen posters were displayed around Leysdown in May 2011, inspired by conversations with local people. Also, a Leysdown-themed pub quiz was organised in...
The Absent Collector

The Absent Collector

The Absent Collector is an ongoing project investigating the contents of a bag of letters and postcards found on a roadside near Palermo, Sicily, in 2009. Various Italian speakers were asked to translate one or more letters into English and to interpret and speculate...
Poetry Machines

Poetry Machines

Saison Poetry Library Royal Festival Hall Southbank Centre, London   Poetry Machines is a poem generator, using random selections of words taken from a collection put together as part of Lemn Sissay’s residency at the Southbank Centre.   The project...