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Site Unseen

Site Unseen 1994

 

Site Unseen

1994 Houses in Leytonstone

I had for some time had the idea of making a series of wall interventions. I had a problem finding any spaces. In Leytonstone on the route of a new M11 link road were houses and streets that were going to be demolished. The plan development attracted protesters against the demolition, in some of the houses were many artists that had been placed there by ACME a housing association dedicated to finding live work studios. 

I tried to get permission to make use of these houses before they destroyed, I was denied permission. It seemed to me to be to good an opportunity to let go so I gained access without permission and began to make a series of wall cut drawings at speed. The works were only one to the public for one day