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...
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...
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...
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...
Hostings @ Archway Library

Hostings @ Archway Library

2013

Residency at Archway Library, London, between September 2012 and January 2013, part of  Hostings / A Million Minutes. Two newspapers and an audio tour of the library, read by a member of library staff, were launched at the end of the project and are available in the...
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...
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...
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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