Electricity in public space starts in Brixton then moves into the future along Electric Avenue (Oxford Street of the South). We follow it back to its source by night via samosas, the off licence, the once wild Clapham Common, the best of British architecture and the worst of it, David Bowie and Eddie Grant. Walk run dance. Continue reading →
In what could have been described as a ‘welcome to the neighbourhood’ walk from the RCA Kensington campus to the Battersea campus, we gathered a group of walkers ready to flock together. We were to travel down the streets of Kensington and Chelsea toward and over the Thames, to the bridge where the starlings of London roost, murmurating above the rush hour traffic.
Our drift walk meandered along the River Thames Foreshore between the Alderman Steps and the Prospect of Whitby on an unusually sunny and warm October Saturday. Timed to coincide with an event co-hosted by Sail Britain and The Artist Expedition Society at St Katharine Docks, we aimed to explore the foreshore and raise awareness of the tragic extent of plastic pollution.