SOUTH HACKNEY ARCHIVE

2013- 2014

Funded by the South Hackney Parochial Charity, this archive was created through the collaboration of local school children, Prideaux House, the musician Juwon Ogungbe and Mustard Architects. Using recordings of conversations with a group of elderly ladies, who met weekly at Prideaux House, the children composed songs about their experiences of living in Hackney, constructed a large 3D map of South Hackney and wrote ghost stories based on photographs they had taken of the local urban environment. The children performed their songs and read their ghost stories to the ladies in a specially arranged concert at their school.

Funding: South Hackney Parochial Fund, Lauriston School PTA