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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...