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...
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...
A Club Collection

A Club Collection

2013

A Club Collection was a project commissioned by the London Legacy Development Corporation to celebrate the opening of Timberlodge, a new community hub in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park which opened in the summer of 2013. The project acted as an introduction between...
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,...
Mapping Your Manor

Mapping Your Manor

2011

Mapping Your Manor was a project made on the outskirts of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in 2011, when building work was still ongoing. It consisted of a series of audio recordings made with people who live or work close to the edge of the Park, many of them made in...
Light Up Your Street

Light Up Your Street

2011

Outdoor projections, Hackney Wick A series of outdoor projection events using local people’s chosen song lyrics, collected during a series of public music events.   As part of the new landscape in the Olympic Park, the Olympic Delivery Authority...
Leysdown residency

Leysdown residency

2011

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 Buxhall Bee

The Buxhall Bee

2010

Commission for Space Studios in association with Newlon Fusion. A project working in Buxhall Crescent, London E9, for which a series of social events took place, including a Book Swap and a communal lunch, and three issues of a publication for and about the local...
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...
Art on the Underground: The Stratford Grapevine

Art on the Underground: The Stratford Grapevine

2008

Commission for Art on the Underground at Stratford station, the project involved producing 3 issues of a free newspaper, collated from local people’s contributions following the announcement of the London Olympics coming to Stratford. The newspapers were given...
Canvey Guides

Canvey Guides

2007

A public art project, part of ‘Art U Need; An Outdoor Revolution’, curated by Bob & Roberta Smith and included in the book ‘Art U Need- My Part in the Public Art Revolution’, published by Black Dog 2007. Canvey Guides archived website can...

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