Hackney Transient Arts Project (HTAP) was a year long initiative that investigated everyday experience in the London borough of Hackney as a catalyst for making new art works and creative processes.
The project brought together twelve artists, two curators and other Hackney enthusiasts to investigate ongoing changes in Hackney, accelerated through flows of people and ideas. HTAP explores various forms of transience, including individuals in flux, shifting communities and expanding notions of art
Aug 2009 – Pattern making for beginners, The Red Room, A one day interactive mapping exhibition investigating community formation through dialogue and play. See documentation here.
Sept 2008 – Sept 2009 Oral History Archive Ten video interviews with residents from the London Borough of Hackney, produced as an Oral History Archive. The interviews show individuals, couples, friends and families reflecting on what it means to call Hackney ‘home’ or themes such as conflict and displacement. For more information see Videos.
Sept 2009 – ‘in/flux’, 80 Kingsland Road An exhibition of works of art and design considering ways of living, working and playing in the London borough of Hackney. Project website