A Hackney Autobiography – Interview with Laura Mitchison and Gary Maloy A Hackney Autobiography is an app created as a sound walk exploring a recorded history of Hackney featuring one of Hackney’s unique cultural cultural institutions Centerprise. With us are Laura Mitchison from On the Record and Gary Maloy from Core Arts who features in the recordings.
his month Pearl Wise and Jessie Lawson speak to choreographer and African dance specialist Alessandra Seutin about her Sadler’s Wells debut for ‘Reckonings’ and to Laura Mitchison from oral history and digital storytelling outfit On The Record about their latest sound walk ‘A Hackney Autobiography’. In the latest episode of Jessie Lawson’s Now Then series (stories from the over 70’s in their words) Daniel reveals his passion for Elvis and there’s live music from genre bending East London based four piece Dishy Tangent.
Once a season EastCast leaves the studio for their live Listening Lounge event where submissions from radio makers and sound artists are played to a live audience. This is the broadcast version of this event held on the 20th June at Set Space in Dalston, featuring works by Dan Wilson, Samuel Shelton Robinson and the Kitchen Sisters, Jessie Lawson, Lucy Dearlove, Michael Umney, Lucia Scazzocchio, Eloise Stevens, Hebah Fisher, Ed Baxter and Chris Janes as well as live sound art performances by Hannah White and Stephen Shiell’s Blanc Scoel Project and Mike Brooks.
Now Then: Florence (extract)
An extract from Jessie Lawson’s podcast series, Now Then, that shares the stories of people who are over 70 years old. This is Florence’s story. Hear the full episode and more here
Over and out: Reviving Marconi
A few months ago Pearl went to opening of The Tommy Flowers community pub in Poplar, East London, they invited her back to take a look at the Marconi receiver that had been found in a local attic..