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

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

 A project commissioned by UCL as part of Trellis, which matched artists with UCL researchers for projects around the East Bank development in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.Lucy Harrison and researcher Efstathia Kostopoulou (Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL)...
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

Research project documenting the site and the people formerly employed at 97 Lea Bridge Road, London E10, a 1920s industrial estate demolished in 2017 to make way for the ‘Motion’ housing development. This research was not funded or commissioned by anyone,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Library Bingo

Library Bingo

Commission for Beacon 07, made in association with North Parade Social Club, Skegness, starring Russell Cartwright and David Peltell. Bingo calls were replaced with library book titles from the Lincolnshire Libraries Collection and made into a randomly selecting DVD....
Art School Marginalia

Art School Marginalia

Digital print, video and publication. A collection of notes made in the margins of books in the Kent Institute of Art & Design library. The resulting text was given to a group of students at the college to read out in the form of a lecture. The book ‘Good...