Meet the Teams!
Smalley Road Youth with Kate Donington and Stimulart
The young people from Smalley Road estate have been working with Kate and Stimulart. The have visited Hackney Museum's 'Growing Up Black' exhibition and are building a house decorated with graffiti, photos and artwork reflecting on the area's past and their own present.
Westminster House Youth Club with Sparkii Ski and Esme Cleall
Westmintser House Youth Club (WHYC) in Nunhead is one of the oldest youth groups in London, with a history dating back to 1888. WHYC has been exploring their history through maps and photographs, as well as oral history interviews. They are turning their history into music, poetry and drama, exploring what it was like to be a young person attending their youth group in the past.
New Horizons Youth Club with Ella Simpson and Rachel Harris
New Horizons is based in Somer's Town and is exploring the sounds and sights of their area. They are turning their artistic talents to creating a mural of four centuries from the eighteenth century up to today, accompanied by a soundscape that documents the changing sounds of Somer's Town.
Mosaic Youth Club with Sachi Nehra and Gabrielle Villais
Mosiac Youth Club is looking at London's LGBTQ history, thinking about how lives, identities and stereotypes have changed across the last two centuries. They are creating portraits documenting their own identities in relationship to characters in the past.