The Effluent Society

Below is an article I wrote back in June 2009 for the Hackney Citizen – when the Olympic games were so far yonder – no one had any real idea about the impact they would have on East London. SLUMP CITY, an exhibition hosted by SPACE Studios, looks at the effects of the global recession

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Clapton Mosaicist – Jo Thorpe

Below is an article that I wrote for the Hackney Citizen. From Pompei to Hackney – the shapes of things to come Clapton designer Jo Thorpe discusses traditions and trends in mosaics Jo Thorpe has become a name synonymous with mosaic. “Not many artists are doing what I’m doing,” she declares, “it’s for older people

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Broadway Market

Rich and I made a short film about the gentrification of Hackney and the way it has affected the residents – old and new. We focused on Broadway Market. It was published on the Hackney Citizen website, with an article that I wrote (see below) to go alongside the film. (published 12 Feb 2010) Broadway

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