I Was Here – Haggerston estate – Open House weekend

Dear all, As part of Open House Weekend 2012, Fugitive Images and the Floating Cinema present a free day of installations, tours, discussions and open-air film screenings in and around the Haggerston Estate. Architects, authors, artists and academics will offer a moment of reflection on the changing face of housing in London, accompanied by a series of critical and creative site-specific responses. 3-4:30pmSimultaneous performative, film and architectural tours. Tour of Haggerston Estate by architectural researcher David Roberts, Film tour of Hackney with renowned film historian Ian Christie, Tour of City Mills with L&Q Housing and PRP Architects. 5-7pm Architects, artists, authors and residents offer personal reflections on the changing nature of housing in London. Confirmed speakers include Owen Jones (Independent newspaper columnist and author of Chavs), Marcus Coates (performance artist/filmmaker), Michael Rosen and Emma Louise Williams – (poet and filmmaker of Under the Cranes), Andrea Luka Zimmerman (resident and artist filmmaker) Ruth Marie Tunkara (resident and community activist) Neal Purvis (housing expert), chaired by David Roberts (architectural researcher). 7.30-10pm Open air film screenings, music, food & drinks on Dunston Road beside Regent’s Canal. Performance by singer/songwriter Olivia Chaney, followed by a short preview of Estate, and The Chain (1984). all events are free but please book via here: http://iwashere.eventbrite.co.uk/