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Goodsyard
31 Jan 2022

I live on the Boundary Estate in Shoreditch, east London. Across Bethnal Green Road to the south is the disused Bishopsgate Goodsyard a derelict railway goods depot that has lain abandoned since 1964. Ballymoor and Hammerson are the current owners proposing to redevelop the site with 1.4 million…


24hour Hackney
21 Nov 2015

24Hour Hackney: A City Symphony was world premiered at a festival screening celebrating the end of a year-long digital film-making project at Open School East.

 

Inspired by a visit from the Echo Park Film Centre…


Goodsyard
05 Jan 2020

Here is a version of a text I was asked to write, about the idea of 'communities' and working as an artist on 'socially engaged' artworks, its published by The People's Bureau.

Phantoms, controversies and communities

For the past thirty years I’ve lived on the Boundary Estate in…


Venus
07 Dec 2018

Every Friday, more or less, for the past year I've been posting an image of an object  #ObjectOfTheWeek on twitter.

Each object is photographed agains a white or black…


Chair
03 Nov 2019

First prototype of a possible chair. It's inspired by Enzo Mari's ideas of being able to make domestic necessities, using stock timber, simple hand tools and everyday skills. There's an echo of Utility furniture from…


Open Cinema
21 Nov 2015

OPEN CINEMA: HOME

A screening festival celebrating digital filmmaking and Hackney Including world premiere of 24 hour Hackney: A City Symphony

Saturday 21 November, 4-8pm…