UNEARTHED Carpenters Road Studios - the creative history of a brownfield site
Photo: Justin Bailey. Roz Mortimer's dog Asher on the top floor of Carpenters Road Studios circa 1990
3-11 September 2011, 10am - 4pm
Warton House, 150 Stratford High Street, E15
UNEARTHED is a new project by Neville Gabie, the Olympic Delivery Authority’s (ODA) Artist in Residence on the Olympic Park.
UNEARTHED is an exhibition and archive which seeks to reveal the cultural history of the Carpenters Road artists' studios in the former Yardley’s perfume factory, which used to be on the site of the London 2012 Aquatics Centre. These studios were managed by Acme and home to 500 artists between 1985 and 2001.
A collaboration between InSite Arts, Acme Studios, archaeologist James Dixon, and many of the artists, UNEARTHED is hosted by Ardmore Construction at Warton House, Yardley’s former offices in Stratford High Street.
4 September Family Tea Party in Warton House from 2-4pm.
9 September 4.30 for 5pm start at The View Tube Neville Gabie in conversation with previous tenants, booking essential firstname.lastname@example.org
10 September and 11 September For those already booked onto the ODA Open Weekend Olympic 2012 Park tour, UNEARTHED is offering free minibuses to the exhibition leaving from SCORE Centre, Leyton, E10. Buses leave every 45 minutes from 12-4pm.
Access to the exhibition is via two flights of stairs. If you have any access requirements, please contact Jack Fortescue at Acme Studios on 020 8981 6811.