Posts tagged with Olympic-Park
2012 pin trading12 Aug 2020
These images were made eight years ago today and show pin badges being traded at the end of the 2012 Olympics fortnight. The etiquette of pin trading is that the pins are always swapped and not sold and if pins are worn they are usually not available for trade. Pins…
History Trees - a self-guided walk09 May 2020
Dawn Redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboides) August 2019 With my photowalks remaining on hold, I’ve put together this self-guided walking tour around the Olympic Park using the ten History Trees, by the artists Ackroyd and Harvey, as markers to the route. The History Trees was a public art commission for the 2012…
Industrial colour18 Feb 2020
These photographs of the Olympic Park Energy Centre by John McAslan were made in early 2017 as part of a larger set that is now with the RIBA image library. I had photographed the building before under leaden grey skies so it was pleasing to see the way the two…
Autumn leaves23 Oct 2019
These light-table leaf images were created for a community outreach photography class that I’m currently teaching. Each leaf comes from one of over 6000 trees that have been planted in the Olympic Park and include birch, elm, poplar, wild cherry and oak. Almost all the existing trees were removed during…
Boundaries11 Oct 2018
Over the summer I spent several days walking the perimeter of the Olympic Park looking at its boundaries. Ten years before a blue construction hoarding separated the land into an inside and outside. These are a few of the images made that explore how photography can evoke, through traces and…
Gold Olympics04 Jun 2017
After choosing images for a symposium (Gold Olympics at Goldsmiths, University of London) later this week I found there are more I can add to my Olympic Park page.
Basketball Arena04 Jul 2016
As London hands over to Rio some photographs of my favourite temporary venue which was the short-lived 12,000 seat Basketball Arena by Wilkinson Eyre Architects.