In The Shadow of The Olympics

Audio documentary/photography.

at The Big Red

Aboard the much loved and inventive South London venue The Big Red is the installation of audio documentary 'In The Shadow of The Olympics' by Deptford X 2012 artist Aimée Neat. Exploring the gentrification of the once secret artist area Hackney Wick, from it's poverty stricken origins, to it's industrial boom, subsequent demise and artist regeneration, the documentary asks: whatit is to be an artist in the age of consumerism?

‘In The Shadow of The Olympics’ includes interviews with author and topographer Nick Papadimitriou, documentary filmmaker and topographer John Rogers and author Iain Sinclair.

In The Shadow of The Olympics / Deptford X

Opening Times
27 July - 12 August 2012

Tuesday to Thursday, 12-3pm, and 6-11.30pm
Friday, 12-5pm; and 6pm-1.30am
Saturday 12pm-2am; Sunday 12-10pm

Where
The Big Red
30 Deptford Church Street
London
SE8 4RZ