i was here - the changing face of housing. Open House Weekend 2012
Saturday, 22 September 2012 from 15:00 to 22:00 (BST)
As part of Open House Weekend 2012, Fugitive Images and the Floating Cinema present a free day of installations, tours, discussions and open-air film screenings in and around the Haggerston Estate. Architects, authors, artists and academics will offer a moment of reflection on the changing face of housing in London, accompanied by a series of critical and creative site-specific responses.
3-4:30pm - beginning in Samuel House courtyard, E8 4HN.
Simultaneous performative, film and architectural tours. Tour of Haggerston Estate by architectural researcher David Roberts, Film tour of Hackney with renowned film historian Ian Christie, Tour of City Mills with L&Q Housing.
5-7pm - Art House Foundation, 55 Laburnum Street, E2 8BD.
Architects, artists, authors and residents offer personal reflections on the changing nature of housing in London. Confirmed speakers include Owen Jones (Independent newspaper columnist and author of Chavs), Marcus Coates (performance artist/filmmaker), Michael Rosen and Emma Louise Williams - (poet and filmmaker of Under the Cranes), Andrea Luka Zimmerman (resident and artist filmmaker) Ruth Marie Tunkara (resident and community activist) Neal Purvis (housing expert), chaired by David Roberts (architectural researcher).
7.30-10pm - Dunston Road, E8 4HN.
Open air film screenings, music, food & drinks on Dunston Road beside Regent's Canal. Performance by singer/songwriter Olivia Chaney, followed by films on the theme of housing.