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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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 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...
Reclaim the Night

Reclaim the Night

2006

Documentation of a walk taken in 2006 in Leeds, retracing the steps of the original ‘Reclaim the Night’ women’s march in 1977. The campaign was initiated in response to the police advice during the time of the Yorkshire Ripper murders that women...

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