The Big Sleepover

Last weekend I was busy photographing The Big Sleepover in Myatts’ Fields, Camberwell and here’s a little snippet of the day.

Want to know more about The Big Sleepover? Here’s what Father Nature has to say about it:

“Your local park may be a familiar daytime haunt, but imagine being able to spend a summer night sleepover there when everyone else has gone home: you’re camping out, building a fire, enjoying storytelling and games with other local families.

Father Nature gives low/no income families a taste of camping in the great outdoors… on their doorstep… and for free! With tents and sleeping bags for all, and park security provided by the Army Reserves, each year 100 local families are invited to camp for a night in the park accompanied by workshops on fire-lighting and cooking, gardening, storytelling and much more, all with dinner and breakfast next day thrown in.”

More details here: http://www.fathernature.org.uk/

Urban Art Fair

Its the Urban Art Fair this weekend and I’ll be sitting in the sun (hopefully) on my usual bit of pavement on the corner of Josephine Avenue and Leander Road. So come and say hello and have a look at my new work, feedback (and sales) always welcome.

 

Urban Art Fair 

Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th July from 10.00am to 6.00pm – Free entry 
Josephine Avenue, Brixton
SW2, London

 

Changing cityscapes: the demolition of social housing in South London
Photo-etchings on Hahnemulhle paper

Original photographs and etchings 

© Estelle Vincent 2016

 

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Family photography workshop

I will be running a portrait photography workshop for families this coming half term at Morley College, part of Morley Family Fun Days, details on the activities below.

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Urban Art Fair

Street corner confirmed! I’ll be back at the Urban Art Fair this summer on both Saturday and Sunday.

Urban Art Fair 
Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th July from 10.00am to 6.00pm – Free entry 
Josephine Avenue, Brixton
SW2, London

 

 

 

Lambeth walk murals restoration

Yesterday saw the unveiling of the new Lambeth Walk murals, community project ran by Creative Sparkworks, led by talented artists Suzy Masterson and Alice Keen.

© Estelle Vincent

This project was commissioned by the Ethelred Tenants Association and supported by the London Murals Preservation Society &  Watmos Community Homes.

Urban Art Fair

Taking part in the Urban Art Fair again this summer, Saturday ONLY 10:00 — 18:00, with liquid emulsion on tiles, embroidery on found photographs, photo etchings, screen prints….and hopefully some sunshine!

Urban Art Fair 
Saturday 11th July from 10.00am to 6.00pm – Free entry 
Josephine Avenue, Brixton
SW2, London

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Exhibition at Lowie

As part of Lambeth Open, I will be exhibiting a selection of analogue photographic works including hand painted liquid emulsion on tiles and embroidery on found imagery.

Private View Friday 3rd October from 18.00 – 20.00.
Lowie, 115 Dulwich Road, Herne Hill, SE24 0NG

All welcome, there will be a 10% discount on any shop purchases made that evening. 
Exhibition continues until the 12th October, see Lowie’s website for opening times.

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Urban Art Fair

Taking part in the Urban Art Fair again this summer. Better start creating new work!

Urban Art Fair 
Saturday 12th July from 10.00am to 6.00pm – Free entry 
Josephine Avenue, Brixton
SW2, London

 

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Busy December

December is shaping up to be a busy month as I’ll be taking part in these two local events. More details to come…

Photofusion SALON/13
Launch Night
Thursday 12 December, 18:30 – 21.00
Exhibition Dates
13 December 2013 – 17 January 2014
I’ll be showing a photograph from my Interim Gardening series as part of Photofusion SALON/13: an annual Members’ exhibition showcases the talent and artistic quality produced by photographers across a broad range of disciplines.

Bazaar at the Portico Gallery
7th December, 11:00 – 18:00
I’ll be selling prints, greeting cards and framed photographs at the Portico Gallery Christmas Bazaar: an event with over 30 stalls selling a wide variety of arts and crafts including fascinating products for the season. There will also be carol singing, live folk music, mulled wine and mince pies and the lighting of West Norwood’s Winter Lights to end the day.

Urban Art Fair review

Urban Art Fair review, little mention on the Photofusion blog.

“A photographer who also likes alternative printing processes is Estelle Vincent. A few of her works – beautiful black and white portraits from the series ‘Elles’ – displayed at Urban Art are created using liquid emulsion. A lot of her work is film based and she likes experimenting with toy camera.”

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© Mari Boman, Urban Art Fair 2013