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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Residency at Lokaal 01, Antwerp

Residency at Lokaal 01, Antwerp

A residency in August 2008 at Lokaal 01, Antwerp, culminating in two projects Public-space basketball courts of Antwerp Magda’s flowers in Provinciestraat A book documenting this residency can be ordered by emailing Lucy Harrison or direct from...
Around the World from the Isle of Wight

Around the World from the Isle of Wight

Consists of text and images (distributed as an A4 publication at an exhibition at Quay Arts, Isle of Wight, 2006) accompanied by a collection of ‘QSL’ cards collected by amateur radio enthusiast and Island resident Eric Heath. The project connects the...