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...
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...
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...
97 LBR

97 LBR

2016

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,...
Artist in residence, Hackney Museum

Artist in residence, Hackney Museum

2016

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

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...
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...
The Feelgood Collection

The Feelgood Collection

2012

A collection of homages to Dr Feelgood as part of Thames Delta, Focal Point Gallery, Southend.   As part of the exhibition ‘Thames Delta’ at Focal Point Gallery in Southend, artist Lucy Harrison invited Dr Feelgood fans to contribute their homages to the band,...
The Absent Collector

The Absent Collector

2010

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

2009

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...

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