Lightboxes and Lettering

Lightboxes and Lettering

2020

‘Lightboxes and Lettering’ was a major project focussing on the pre-digital era of printing in Hackney, Tower Hamlets, Waltham Forest and Clerkenwell, and the experiences of people involved in the industry. Lucy Harrison led the project with Rosa Ainley as part...
Linear Park: Plot Lines

Linear Park: Plot Lines

2019

Linear Park: Plot Lines was a collaboration between Lucy Harrison and Matter Architecture, commissioned by Waltham Forest Council as part of Making Places. The project traces the boundary lines of houses that were formerly on the site, using lines of lavender, and...
Trellis: No Smell, No Dirt, No Trouble

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

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...
WE: the ex-Warner Estate in Waltham Forest- part 2

WE: the ex-Warner Estate in Waltham Forest- part 2

2017

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...
Not a Split Second

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...
Social Cement, Tate Modern

Social Cement, Tate Modern

2017

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...
Busy Lea Bridge Was Once a Lonely Road

Busy Lea Bridge Was Once a Lonely Road

2016

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

2014

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

2014

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...
Half A Century Carnaby Street

Half A Century Carnaby Street

2013

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

2013

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...

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