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...
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...
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...
Leysdown residency

Leysdown residency

Residency in Leysdown-on-sea, Isle of Sheppey, Kent, commissioned by Art at the Centre, Swale. A series of silkscreen posters were displayed around Leysdown in May 2011, inspired by conversations with local people. Also, a Leysdown-themed pub quiz was organised in...
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...
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...
Hanging Around

Hanging Around

Poster commission for Bookartbookshop as part of 5131N 0003W, curated by Richard Makin. An investigation into the connotations of unsavoury activity associated with street corners, displayed outside the bookshop at the corner of Pitfield Street and St. Charles Square....
Guided Tour: Riga

Guided Tour: Riga

Documentation of three walks in Riga, Latvia outlined in a Soviet era guidebook to the city. Consists of 46 photographs and texts, each 25 x...
Family Sagas

Family Sagas

An index to the ‘Family Sagas’ section of Sunderland City Library, in terms of subject matter and details within the books. Exhibited as large format digital prints at Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art,...