Projects

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

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

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)...
Lightboxes and Lettering

Lightboxes and Lettering

2018

‘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

2018

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...
Self Build (2019)

Self Build (2019)

2017

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...
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...
Sheen Lane Centre, Mortlake

Sheen Lane Centre, Mortlake

2017

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

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

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

2016

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

2016

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...
Art Cannot be Taught

Art Cannot be Taught

2016

A Borough Road Gallery Commission Part of “Keep the Paint Moving”: David Bomberg and the Art of Radical Teaching   Lucy Harrison is comparing David Bomberg’s teaching methods with the ways in which students and staff at LSBU feel about their own education,...
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...
Good Company

Good Company

2014

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...