Here’s some highlights of what Engage Here has been up to recently, you can click on each post for more information.

29th December 2020
Radical Screenprinting Exhibition
Following a series of screenprinting workshops with the residents of Somers Town, the results were displayed in a shop window for all to see. More Info ➞

Screenprints displayed on Phoenix Road in Somers Town, London

14th December 2020
Lockdown Reminiscence — John 
With little we are allowed to do during lockdown, we speak to John about memories of more fruitful years, namely his childhood summers picking hops in Kent. More Info ➞

John holding his pen drawing of a tree during our conversation

3rd November 2020
Drawing from Sounds with Hackney Brocals
We met the bro’s at the U7 lounge for a pre-lockdown afternoon session of drawing to sound. More Info ➞

One of the bro’s, Stephen, with his sketchbook of drawings from soun

30th October 2020
Radical Screenprinting with Somers Town History Space
A series of screenprinting sessions, inspired by Corita Kent, to celebrate the history of Somers Town in North London. More Info

The first five screenprinted letters of ASpaceforUs?, the slogan of Somers Town History Space

16th October 2020
Clerkenwell Wishes with The Peel Institute
As more people are forced to stay local, cork boards were created for the residents of Clerkenwell to share their thoughts and feelings on the area they live in. More Info

One of the corkboards pinned with polaroids of Clerkenwell residents

4th October 2020
What I’ve Missed Most — Annette
The Covid-19 crisis has forced many people to stay indoors more than they normally would have. This is particularly true for the elderly community. We asked Annette, a poet and writer Annette what she’s missed most. More Info ➞

Migrant Mother (1936) Dorothea Lange. Annette reminises about going to art exhibitions

12th September 2020
Silk Painting with Hackney Carers
A four-week, socially-distanced silk painting course held for members of Hackney Carers, a small independent charity, of whom many care for loved ones living with dementia.
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Loren embroidering her signature to finish her colourfully painted silk square

20th August 2020
Roundel printing with ST History Space and Hopscotch

Hopscotch using the ombre technique of screenprinting to visualise the history of Somers Town, London

20th August 2020
Pop-Up Museum with Somers Town History Museum

The pop-up museum, exhibited on a 1970’s milk float, seen here at Mornington Crescent, London

10th August 2020
Screenprinting with Kim
We met Kim during a series of weekly art workshops at St Mungo’s – Wix’s Lane, where she is a guest. One of the workshops was to design a t-shirt, a process by which Kim was fascinated.

Kim screenprinting her t-shirt design
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