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W44 Community Lunches

Since June 2016, gab have been supporting a group of residents to co-run a weekly community meal at W44, with food inspired by the diverse cultural heritages of the estate, where the group’s members take turns cooking and contributing food. This brings

W44 Community Lunches

Since June 2016, gab have been supporting a group of residents to co-run a weekly community meal at W44, with food inspired by the diverse cultural heritages of the estate, where the group’s members take turns cooking and contributing food. This brings

Bit of healthy eating with some green cycle power for an afternoon snack here with us at W44!!

Bit of healthy eating with some green cycle power for an afternoon snack here with us at W44!!   

Bit of healthy eating with some green cycle power for an afternoon snack here with us at W44!!

Bit of healthy eating with some green cycle power for an afternoon snack here with us at W44!!   

E8 Memories, Tell Us Your Stories

Big thanks to everyone we met yesterday, sharing your stories of what you’ve experienced in the area, one dating back to the 1880’s!! Your chats and memories spanned ghost tails, death, fires, playing out, families, friends, politics, gardens, good times

E8 Memories, Tell Us Your Stories

Big thanks to everyone we met yesterday, sharing your stories of what you’ve experienced in the area, one dating back to the 1880’s!! Your chats and memories spanned ghost tails, death, fires, playing out, families, friends, politics, gardens, good times

Children and Young People Play In :: They say NO to proposed cycle lane across their estate, is it too late or will the council listen to their often unheard voices?

The Council and Hackney Homes are wanting to create a cycle path that links to the canal near Broadway Market in East London, which is an already gentrified area where the needs and wants of the more affluent residents and

Children and Young People Play In :: They say NO to proposed cycle lane across their estate, is it too late or will the council listen to their often unheard voices?

The Council and Hackney Homes are wanting to create a cycle path that links to the canal near Broadway Market in East London, which is an already gentrified area where the needs and wants of the more affluent residents and

Day trip to Eastbourne, shopping, betting, fish’n’chips and a swim (for some)

Being part of Regents Estate community, the OAP’s and Tenants Residents Association organised a group outing that took us on an a trip to Eastbourne for the day with a group of them and their family members. Here are a couple

Day trip to Eastbourne, shopping, betting, fish’n’chips and a swim (for some)

Being part of Regents Estate community, the OAP’s and Tenants Residents Association organised a group outing that took us on an a trip to Eastbourne for the day with a group of them and their family members. Here are a couple

A Young Person’s Look : Church Street

gab were invited through Mapify, an organisation working in an area of Westminster looking at regeneration and development, to come onto the project to spend a couple of weeks with some young people who study at the City of Westminster College. The college itself is located

A Young Person’s Look : Church Street

gab were invited through Mapify, an organisation working in an area of Westminster looking at regeneration and development, to come onto the project to spend a couple of weeks with some young people who study at the City of Westminster College. The college itself is located

It’s summer – We’re a painting

Summer is here and we’re out on the streets, painting up our community art piece that the community of Page Green have been developing with our support for the last 2 and half years. Here’s a couple of snaps of

It’s summer – We’re a painting

Summer is here and we’re out on the streets, painting up our community art piece that the community of Page Green have been developing with our support for the last 2 and half years. Here’s a couple of snaps of

Connections In Common – work in progress

Collaboration between gab, Mapfiy and Katy Hawkins. We propose unearthing, visualising, and sharing a commoning network: of commonalities, common assets of places, people, interests and conflicts. A living, breathing, infinite network that is community-owned. The aim of our this new

Connections In Common – work in progress

Collaboration between gab, Mapfiy and Katy Hawkins. We propose unearthing, visualising, and sharing a commoning network: of commonalities, common assets of places, people, interests and conflicts. A living, breathing, infinite network that is community-owned. The aim of our this new

Sensory explorations of perspective through shared experiences

Play                    Making                       Sensation               Destruction                Free  

Sensory explorations of perspective through shared experiences

Play                    Making                       Sensation               Destruction                Free  

airing your laundry

The backdrop and setting for our latest gabbing. Laundrettes are a place for social formings, a place for gatherings that represents a cross section of its local community, a place for all walks of life in one setting. People congregate there

airing your laundry

The backdrop and setting for our latest gabbing. Laundrettes are a place for social formings, a place for gatherings that represents a cross section of its local community, a place for all walks of life in one setting. People congregate there

Brougham Road, Youth Club

gab have been working on Regents Estate in Hackney for the last couple of years. We are part of a co-operative workspace whose office is based on the estate. Having been involved with the local community previously, and having already been

Brougham Road, Youth Club

gab have been working on Regents Estate in Hackney for the last couple of years. We are part of a co-operative workspace whose office is based on the estate. Having been involved with the local community previously, and having already been

Edu on tour / Prensente – Our goal is to discover, to map and to link up alternatives in education which are building the blocks for a new, better, democratic vision of our society

gab travelled down to the surging metropolis of Sao Paulo to meet with Camila Bastila, a member of Presente, a collective that spans the globe, forming international relationships with radical and critical thinkers whose concern is education.. Presente are filled with fun and

Edu on tour / Prensente – Our goal is to discover, to map and to link up alternatives in education which are building the blocks for a new, better, democratic vision of our society

gab travelled down to the surging metropolis of Sao Paulo to meet with Camila Bastila, a member of Presente, a collective that spans the globe, forming international relationships with radical and critical thinkers whose concern is education.. Presente are filled with fun and

Rede Nami-“a Feminist Network using the Urban Arts to promote women’s rights”.

Domestic violence against women was only made illegal in Brazil in 2006. Recent statistics show that every 15 seconds a woman is assaulted; every two hours a woman is murdered. Brazil has the seventh highest rate of violence against women

Rede Nami-“a Feminist Network using the Urban Arts to promote women’s rights”.

Domestic violence against women was only made illegal in Brazil in 2006. Recent statistics show that every 15 seconds a woman is assaulted; every two hours a woman is murdered. Brazil has the seventh highest rate of violence against women