Jardim Gramacho, a wasteland ‘a true ecological wound’

Jardim Gramacho is a wasteland  ‘a true ecological wound’. It was an epic open air landfill, the largest in South America. Roughly 3,000 catadores, self-designated pickers of recyclable materials, worked and with their families lived amongst it; creating a community of somewhat a

Jardim Gramacho, a wasteland ‘a true ecological wound’

Jardim Gramacho is a wasteland  ‘a true ecological wound’. It was an epic open air landfill, the largest in South America. Roughly 3,000 catadores, self-designated pickers of recyclable materials, worked and with their families lived amongst it; creating a community of somewhat a

Morrinho – a project challenging the negative misconceptions of life in favelas.

In 1997 begins the story of Morrinho and its creators. On the hillside of a community in the south of the city of Rio de Janeiro, a simple childhood game began. Initiated by a 14 year old boy it was played to

Morrinho – a project challenging the negative misconceptions of life in favelas.

In 1997 begins the story of Morrinho and its creators. On the hillside of a community in the south of the city of Rio de Janeiro, a simple childhood game began. Initiated by a 14 year old boy it was played to

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At the beginning of the 2014 gab spread its wings across the Atlantic Ocean to the wild, rhythm-filled metropolis of Rio De Janerio, Brazil.  Brazil has had a large amount of global attention recently with its rising international status as an emerging economic power,

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At the beginning of the 2014 gab spread its wings across the Atlantic Ocean to the wild, rhythm-filled metropolis of Rio De Janerio, Brazil.  Brazil has had a large amount of global attention recently with its rising international status as an emerging economic power,

Page Green, project in process

gab are currently working with a residents association in Tottenham who are wanting to challenge the everyday perception and negative connotations that are affiliated with the area, Page Green in particular. Through a series of discursive based workshops the residents with gab have explored historical events

Page Green, project in process

gab are currently working with a residents association in Tottenham who are wanting to challenge the everyday perception and negative connotations that are affiliated with the area, Page Green in particular. Through a series of discursive based workshops the residents with gab have explored historical events

Art Moves – Celebrating the Extraordinary World of Mobile Art Vehicle s

We went down the the Olympic Park over the weekend to check out the event Art Moves. An event celebrating the extraordinary world of mobile art vehicles, bringing twenty-five of the most ingenious and inventive art vehicles together, offering a unique showcase

Art Moves – Celebrating the Extraordinary World of Mobile Art Vehicle s

We went down the the Olympic Park over the weekend to check out the event Art Moves. An event celebrating the extraordinary world of mobile art vehicles, bringing twenty-five of the most ingenious and inventive art vehicles together, offering a unique showcase

Boundaries, a project explored with the young ladies group at Forest Road youth centre.

For the last few weeks we have been spending our Tuesday evenings with the diverse and inspiring young ladies group at Forest Road youth centre. We have created a community board in collaboration with them to be part of Hackney

Boundaries, a project explored with the young ladies group at Forest Road youth centre.

For the last few weeks we have been spending our Tuesday evenings with the diverse and inspiring young ladies group at Forest Road youth centre. We have created a community board in collaboration with them to be part of Hackney

Today is the day come find us at our WickED temporary collective / settlement. .

We have already been full in the throws of our festival experience this year and are very happy about it. For this weekend’s antics we have been creating a temporary settlement, transforming the Forman’s Yard; the building, imaginings and exchanges

Today is the day come find us at our WickED temporary collective / settlement. .

We have already been full in the throws of our festival experience this year and are very happy about it. For this weekend’s antics we have been creating a temporary settlement, transforming the Forman’s Yard; the building, imaginings and exchanges

A Table, Hackney WickED

We will be joining Arbeit and Exchange Projects for their event after our day at the Formans Yard,  Hackney WickED on Saturday. . . .  Chopping, talking, tasting and hosting. Artists pile displaced ideas on plates of unsettled grub. We will be

A Table, Hackney WickED

We will be joining Arbeit and Exchange Projects for their event after our day at the Formans Yard,  Hackney WickED on Saturday. . . .  Chopping, talking, tasting and hosting. Artists pile displaced ideas on plates of unsettled grub. We will be

Regents Estate Community Project

gab, Clear Village and The London Orchards Project are working with Regents Estate’s community to revitalise its outdoor public spaces.  This project grows out of the needs and desires expressed by the residents. We are exploring the problems and with that possible solutions in

Regents Estate Community Project

gab, Clear Village and The London Orchards Project are working with Regents Estate’s community to revitalise its outdoor public spaces.  This project grows out of the needs and desires expressed by the residents. We are exploring the problems and with that possible solutions in

We’re at Hackney WickED Festival, come play with clay

We are really happy to announce that we are involved in this years Hackney WickED festival . . . . Now in its 6th year, Hackney WickED remains a dynamic force for promoting local culture – dedicated to providing a platform for artists to

We’re at Hackney WickED Festival, come play with clay

We are really happy to announce that we are involved in this years Hackney WickED festival . . . . Now in its 6th year, Hackney WickED remains a dynamic force for promoting local culture – dedicated to providing a platform for artists to

Dalston Children’s Festival.

Dalston Children’s Festival is running from May to August. It is a summer-long celebration especially for children, parents and the young-at-heart in Dalston. Dalston is jam-packed with fun, free and easy to access things to see and do. Take a

Dalston Children’s Festival.

Dalston Children’s Festival is running from May to August. It is a summer-long celebration especially for children, parents and the young-at-heart in Dalston. Dalston is jam-packed with fun, free and easy to access things to see and do. Take a

The Village Green Tree.

Whilst collaborating with Hackney Downs Studios (HDS) on other projects we became aware of the vast amount of hard waste that was accumulating as they renovated their warehouse/studios. We were inspired by all this material seeing it not as waste but as a

The Village Green Tree.

Whilst collaborating with Hackney Downs Studios (HDS) on other projects we became aware of the vast amount of hard waste that was accumulating as they renovated their warehouse/studios. We were inspired by all this material seeing it not as waste but as a

Intercourse: an interesting project that aimed to explore public engagement, investigate human interaction and the ethics of public and private observation. Looking at the nature of participation, shared experience and interactive engagement in art practices.

An investigation into the notions of participation, collaboration and documentation surrounding socially engaged art practices. This project looks at where the lines between participation/community/public become distorted and challenge the norm conception of art in public spaces. “Intercourse is a project curated

Intercourse: an interesting project that aimed to explore public engagement, investigate human interaction and the ethics of public and private observation. Looking at the nature of participation, shared experience and interactive engagement in art practices.

An investigation into the notions of participation, collaboration and documentation surrounding socially engaged art practices. This project looks at where the lines between participation/community/public become distorted and challenge the norm conception of art in public spaces. “Intercourse is a project curated

The Village Green Tree, latest collaboration with Hackney Downs Studios

Firstly we would like to thank all the people that got in touch regarding this sculpture opportunity, we’ve made some great new contacts . . . . .  and are very happy to announce that artist Phil Neal will be travelling all

The Village Green Tree, latest collaboration with Hackney Downs Studios

Firstly we would like to thank all the people that got in touch regarding this sculpture opportunity, we’ve made some great new contacts . . . . .  and are very happy to announce that artist Phil Neal will be travelling all

We’re excited !! New Project on Regents Estate . . . . .

Last week we attended Regents Estate, Hackney, ETRA meeting where we chatted with residents about who would be interested in creating art in the local area. We are having a community art meeting next week at our office, Workshop 44

We’re excited !! New Project on Regents Estate . . . . .

Last week we attended Regents Estate, Hackney, ETRA meeting where we chatted with residents about who would be interested in creating art in the local area. We are having a community art meeting next week at our office, Workshop 44