Marsh Commons

Writings about the Hackney Marshes in East London as commentary on the commons land of today, both near and faraway.
 

Class stories

These are narratives of work and class in our global digital age. About new relations of work that need unpacking.

 

The Jungle


Calais port July 2011

Jungle: the multiple forms of shelter and modes of existence for the undocumented migrant population around Calais and its environs.
 

Exploring the Commons imaginary

19 – 23 May 2013 
Clapton, the River Lea and the Hackney Marshes
 

Nye Bevan Commons 1

1. Demolition

For 30 years, from the open spaces of the Hackney Marshes, the west bank of the river Lea was marked by a wall of 5 towers: 70s hi-rise slabs each 20 storeys high.
In the space of 2 years, all but one were gone.
 

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