Active Energy 2008-ongoing

Current project promoting citizen-led innovation led by Loraine Leeson in collaboration with The Geezers, a group of senior men in Bow East London, and engineer Toby Borland.

Active Energy_water tankLARGE

Join us, London Assembly Member for City & East John Biggs and Shadow International Development Minister Rushanara Ali MP at 6.30pm on Tuesday 8th October for drinks and to witness the launch of the Active Energy underwater turbine on a Thames barge close to the Houses of Parliament.

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VOLCO 2002-09

A virtual planet in cyberspace created by more than a thousand children

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The Catch 2002

Public artwork on Fanshawe Avenue/Longbridge Road roundabout Barking, London involving over three hundred children.

Where are you going, and what do you wish?
The old moon asked the three.
We have come to fish for the herring fish
That live in this beautiful sea;
Nets of silver and gold have we…
Anon

The Catch at Night

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Momentos 1999

Commission by the Art Gallery of Ontario for a website project with four high schools in Toronto, taking inspiration from their exhibition of works by 19th century Canadian artist Cornelius Krieghoff. Resulted in an online resource and set of virtual postcards. Collaboration with artist Peter Dunn.

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Unlocking the Grid 1999-02

ULG Report CoverA period of Arts Council funded research exploring the creative and learning potential of the National Grid for Learning – a government initiative which equipped all schools with computers and laid down guidelines for the involvement of ICT (information and communications technology) in the delivery of most subjects in the new National Curriculum. This research was key to the development of the VOLCO project.

Download the Unlocking the Grid report