Crafting Resistance: The Art of Chilean Political Prisoners (2018)

Crafting Resistance: The Art of Chilean Political Prisoners is an oral history film examining how craftwork, made by political prisoners during their internment in the 1970s by the military regime led by General Pinochet, has contributed to the mental health and well-being of those involved, particularly following their exile to the UK. The film engages… Continue reading Crafting Resistance: The Art of Chilean Political Prisoners (2018)

Working River: An Oral History of London’s Boatyards (2017)

In 2017 I managed the project 'Working River', documenting the living history of London's boatyards, from the Thames Barrier up to Teddington Lock. The project was run by the wonderful Thames Festival Trust, in partnership with the Museum of London, supported with a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. To help make this project happen,… Continue reading Working River: An Oral History of London’s Boatyards (2017)

Thinking With your Hands (2016)

  Since 2014 I've been involved as a filmmaker with a series of workshops and events, originally organised by Professor Roger Kneebone and his team at Imperial College Hospital (ICCESS), engaging craftspeople, engineers, surgeons and scientists to exchange knowledge and expertise in their practices. These remarkable series of engagements have happened at the Art Worker's Guild, culminating… Continue reading Thinking With your Hands (2016)

Personal is Political Choice (2016)

Working with midwife and activist Jodi Garrod (@DoulaParis) over the past few months, I had the pleasure of meeting and filming the remarkable Renata Rodrigues, at the birth of her daughter, Ludmilla. My short film, 'My Choice' is intended as a document of one woman's personal experience of childbirth, and her positive testimony of a… Continue reading Personal is Political Choice (2016)

East London on Screen: A Catalogue of East London Film and Video – pdf

This is a resource for film historians or those interested in the history of East London. A catalogue from 1985, listing significant films, documentaries and clips, related to East London, compiled by Hilary Dunn, Karen Hamilton, Ric Mann and John Wallett at Tower Hamlets Arts Project (T.H.A.P) Books, in 1985. East End on screen pdf (1985)

Their Eyes Travel Across The Page…

In May this year, I worked alongside Sami Jalili of Eros Press, and the artist Sharon Kivland, to film an evening of performances at Senate House Library, entitled 'Their Eyes Travel Across the Page, and Their Hearts Search Out Meaning'. This is republished with many thanks to Eros Press, and to the film's editor Sally… Continue reading Their Eyes Travel Across The Page…