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Tales from the Riverbank

Self initiated community residency, collaborative intergenerational project and installation: local peoples’ memories and feelings about living by the River Thames in Bermondsey and Rotherhithe presented in the form of a perspex river running beneath floor level through the gallery. Cafe Gallery 1995

Audio recordings, found object collages, drawings and cast shadows.

Collaboration with Rotherhithe Primary School, Cherry Gardens Special Needs School, Bacons College CTC, Time & Talents Memories Centre, artist Ro Shannon, sound recordist Cliff Cooper, members of Bermondsey Artists Group ( BAG )

Funded by Sir John Cass Foundation; Paul Hamlyn Foundation and Newcommen Collet Trust

Featured on Costing the Earth, BBC Radio 4

photo: Dave Allen

detail: looking into River

photo: Dave Allen

detail: looking into River

photo: Dave Allen

child listening to audio of River stories and sounds, during workshop at gallery

photo: Sinéid Codd