Bear Mother House
Pearl Wise discovered how Hackney based organisation Xenia, which connects migrant women and English speaking women, has been working with artists Fourthland on their latest exhibition Bear Mother House.
This month Pearl Wise, Jonny Virgo and new recruit Sasha Edye-Lindner are joined by East London University’s creative writing organisation CityLife Stories and this year’s winner of their short story prize, The East End Film Festival take over en masse with curator Andrew Simpson, Gholam director Mitra Tabrizian and Sink director Mark Gillis, Jonny digs deep at the Archaeology of Crossrail exhibition at Museum of Docklands and Sasha meets a women’s football team putting Hackney on the map.
It all started in a bakery.. The Great Fire of London
Meriel Jeter, curator at the Museum of London tells Nia Charpentier about the exciting exhibition Fire Fire! exploring the Fire of London of 1666. The story has become somewhat of a fairy tale, but it really did happen with devastating effects.
In this month’s action packed show Nia Charpentier, Pearl Wise and Julia Lorke are joined by Meriel Jeater, curator at the Museum of London to talk about an upcoming exhibition about the great fire of London, we speak to Cressida Brown and the cast of her current play Re:Home, duo Georgia Fair join us in the studio for a live acoustic session, we hear about the Festival of the Imagination and we hear from Somalian born Nafisa about her arrival to London.