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Tales from the Riverbank

photo: Dave Allen

Self initiated residency, participatory 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. CGP London, 1995

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

The project was a collaboration with Rotherhithe Primary School, Cherry Gardens Special Needs School, Bacons College CTC, Time & Talents Memories Centre, artist Ro Shannon, sound recordist Cliff Cooper, and 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: Sinéid Codd

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