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 is a collaboration between Lucy Harrison and Matter Architecture, commissioned by Waltham Forest Council as part of Making Places. The project has also been awarded additional funding from the Mayor of London’s Greener City scheme,...
Self Build

Self Build

A project exploring self-built shacks and shelters across Waltham Forest, including the innovative use of found materials and often self taught building techniques. Lucy has been documenting these structures across the borough on allotments and in gardens, and the...
Not a Split Second

Not a Split Second

Remembering the Docklands bomb   Collaboration with George Legg, a project 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...
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...
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...
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...