BBC Radio 1 Hackney Weekend – review

The star-studded line-up included Jay-Z, Rihanna and Hackney-grown talents Leona Lewis, Professor Green and Rudimental (article written for the Hackney Citizen) In celebration of staging of the 2012 Olympics in Hackney and surrounding boroughs, the BBC’s Radio One hosted a free two-day festival for local residents on Hackney Marshes last weekend. International popstars and DJs

Lovebox – review

Last weekend’s festival on the fringe of Hackney did not disappoint (an article written for theHackney Citizen. All photographs by Richard Ridout.) Last weekend Lovebox festival took over Victoria Park, just south of Hackney. Hot Chip, Friendly Fires and Grace Jones headlined the three-day gig, drawing huge crowds to the main stage. Meanwhile, the smaller

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Get Carta – the art of mapping

(An article written for the June edition of the Hackney Citizen newspaper, published online here) Eight artists explore community, place, and nature at the Karin Janssen Project Space in Well Street Well Street’s Karin Janssen Project Space is a pocket of white light on a multicoloured community high street. Next door, polka-dot umbrellas are stacked

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