Art of Dissent

Work around and about Olympic regeneration. Long term unofficial residency and commitment to place.

The Games

The Games

Made in February 2007 ‘The Games’ staged a surreal DIY Olympics on amid the communities and sites that would make way for the London 2012 Olympics.   ‘Hilary Powell’…
Salon de Refuse Olympique

Salon de Refuse Olympique

The ‘Salon de Refuse Olympique’ came about through a personal imperative to gather together creative and critical responses to the London Olympic development. The salon co…
Blue Movies

Blue Movies

To mark the removal of the blue fences that bordered the London Olympic site from July 2007 – June 2009 and their imminent replacement by high voltage electric fences I organ…
Float in Cinema

Float in Cinema

As part of a continuous series of public events and creative responses to the development of the London 2012 Olympic Park I organised a film screening event at the former Counter Ca…
Wick Curiosity Shop

Wick Curiosity Shop

I was invited by publicworks to collaborate on setting up the Wick Curiosity Shop commissioned by space for the first Hackney Wick Festival 2008 and on other outings around the loc…
The Art of Dissent Book

The Art of Dissent…

Drawing on the works (the games, pudding mill river), networks (salon de refuse, wick curiosity shop) and events (blue movies,float in cinema) I had been working on and a series of…
PUDDING MILL RIVER: Purveyors of Sporting Spirits and Foodstuffs

PUDDING MILL RIVER: Purveyors…

Pudding Mill River was a long-term (2008-12) multifaceted project in food, film and fiction. Established in 2008 but forging an identity much more historic Pudding Mill River: P…
Oz

Oz

Combining experiments with green screen film and animation with concepts of legacy explored through work with the changing Olympic area this temporary installation laid out a t…