BR – Scenario and Programme update

I have been working on developing the scenario and programme in response to the existing conditions that I analysed with my previous drawings (see previous post). Preliminary programme and scenario It’s only the very beginnings, so I will be developing it further before Thursday.

Scenario / Programme [JM] First Attempt

Hello all and Happy New Year. I’ve had a first stab at the programme and scenario, but its very loose and i’m struggling to push through what the project might be. Right now, it could be anything! This is at least an attempt to get some thoughts out there on paper and move on, rather … Continue reading

Intervention [JM] – Shelter

Pre-Christmas intervention task: My work focused on Hackney Wick’s feeling of ‘otherness.’ As a place, it is full of ‘other’ spaces; marginal land where ownership, rights and appropriation are manifest in ambiguous and multiple ways. These places include some of the yards, derelict factories and left-over strips of land next to the canal, railway and … Continue reading

Lammas Day

Lammas Day Collage

Focussing on retrieving specific examples / ‘situations’ involving codes (social, conduct, legal, regulatory, etc) from our experience of visiting Hackney Wick and the surrounding area last week. This specific exploration looks at a historic event (Lammas Day, 1837) – that revealed a specific code about land use and human activity as directed by the temporal (in this … Continue reading

The Interventionists

Alex Villar, Craig Balwin, The Biotic Baking Brigade, God Bless Graffiti Coalition, The Reverend Billy and Valerie Tevere are amongst artists that has their work published in the book ‘The interventionists’ which Sam V mentioned on thursday. The book showcases several provocative artists that created a series of intervention and actions to challenge/react to different level … Continue reading