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Title of work Message to Me 2012
Client Shoreditch Trust, London
Date of work 2008 & 2012
Medium Acrylic paint, ink, paper transfer prints, wood
Part 1 - 2008
The project was devised with the creative collaboration of Primary schoolchildren (Our Lady & St Joseph and De Beauvoir Primary School) Year 3, 4, 6 in Hackney, London.
Inspired by the Olympics, local schoolchildren wrote messages to themselves in 4 years time through workshop sessions. These handwritten-messages then were transferred onto an installation, combined with my drawings based on Olympic site maps from the London Development Agency.
At the exhibition in Shoreditch Park, I collected messages on postcards (to themselves in 2012) from 200 visitors.
I promised to post back the schoolchildrens and visitors handwritten postcards as addressed in 2012.
I also received emails from participants and one said,