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,...
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...
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,...
Artist in residence, Hackney Museum

Artist in residence, Hackney Museum

Lucy Harrison was the 2016 Artist in Residence for the duration of ‘The Art of War’; the WW1 Recruitment Poster exhibition at Hackney Museum, and the Conscientious Objector exhibition at Hackney Archives. Lucy produced her own series of posters, which...
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...
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...