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MSc City Design and Social Science 2013-14 Studio, LSE Cities Sep 2013 — May 2014
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Resourceful City: An Exploration from Elephant and Castle to St George’s Circus

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Our studio exploration in 2013-14 was based between the Elephant & Castle and St. George’s Circus in south London. Within this historic stretch are a host of territories and interests, including a recently vacated and demolished, large-scale social housing estate called the Heygate Estate, the London College of Communication and London South Bank University, [...]

Heygate Estate Resident Displacement Maps

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Heygate Estate Leaseholder Displacement Map. Two maps showing the tenant and the leaseholder displacement from Heygate Estate from 2010 - 2013. Tangents connect residents former address SE17 to their new place of domicile. These maps have been used as key evidence across many media and comment outlets to demonstrate the reality facing residents relocating far from their [...]

Frontiers

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Frontiers. Rights: Off/Modern. FRONTIERS will represent a culture-clash, the gallery being as it is sandwiched between the wealth and prosperity of the city centre and monolithic council estates of the area. – Off/Modern Corsica Studios invited South East London arts collective Off/Modern to curate a group show at the roaming arts space [...]

Off/Modern at Corsica Studios

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Off/Modern at Corsica Studios. Image rights: Off/Modern. Our first monthly event was at Corsica Studios and it’s been there ever since. It acts as a platform for artists to showcase their work outside of college crits or the hyper-competitive gallery system and provides an unpretentious and fun environment for people to interact [...]

Home: The Elephant and Castle

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The Elephant Vanishes: Home. Image rights: Patrick Sutherland / LCC MA Photojournalism and Documentary Photography. Home: Elephant and Castle was the start of what became a three-part series documenting the changing landscape of the area, The Elephant Vanishes. Set as the year one project undertaken by MA Photojournalism and Documentary Photography students at London [...]

Economy: The Elephant and Castle

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Book cover, The Elephant Vanishes; Economy: The Elephant and Castle. Image rights: Patrick Sutherland. Economy: The Elephant and Castle is the final part of three-part photographic series The Elephant Vanishes. The live project in its entirety spanned from 2006 to 2010, undertaken by students on the MA Photojournalism and Documentary Photography course at London College of Communication. The project, under the directorship [...]

Writer in Residence: Caroline Smith

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Bardo. Image rights Caroline Smith/Feminist Library. Caroline Smith is a writer, artist and playwright. The writer-in-residence at The Feminist Library across 2015-2016, her aim is to create a piece of writing which embodies the voice of The Feminist Library and bring together some of the people and organisations that support a feminist writing practice [...]

A Feminist Space Is…

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Cover, A Feminist Space Is... A Feminist Space Is... exhibition was held at the The Feminist Library in 2014. A zine produced by Feminist Graphic Arts documents the show and artwork, bringing together work by international artists and collectives including Allison Kotsig, Emma Shula, Jessica Scott, Kamila Wasilkowska, Louise Evans, Luana Venuti, Melita Matovic Fligler, Otilia Martin, Patricia Prieto Blanco, Sara Kelly, SQUID, Susana Mata, Ursula Hart. [...]

After Astra

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The Feminist Library held an evening of poetry and readings based on material drawn from The Feminist Library’s archive and Feminist Library activist, artist and poet Astra Blaug (1927–2015). Astra's work and poetry was recited and on display alongside work by invited artists. The event was held at South London Gallery and formed a part of Rhyme and Reason music [...]

The Mumper

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Cover, The Mumper by Mark Baxter. It is 1985 - Thatcher in power, Sade on the radio, print workers on strike, Live Aid and mullet hair dos on the street. Into all of this, come seven men... Thimble, Gudger, Dave, Fred The Shoe, O'sh, Alfie and Bax. These fella's meet for free flowing [...]