Hannah Ellis Laura Gordon

January 26th, 2020 4:41 min read 1289 words

Observations was a reading and writing group, run with first and second year students from the MA in Visual Communication at the Royal College of Art and run by Hannah Ellis in 2018—19.

The group were asked to observe and respond in writing to 3 local sites – shops around White City, the Uxbridge Rd and Westfield Shopping Centre. These pieces were read and recorded by the group, and are available to listen to via Spotify, Apple Podcasts and Anchor.

Episode 1 – Shop
Written in response to local shops around White City

– Co-op by Peony Gent
– Londis by Bex Liu
– Costcutter by Rebecca Cottrell
– Sainsbury’s Local by Barbara Mueller
– Lightness by Anna Karoliina
– Observations by Rachel Davey
– Of Mice and Doormen by Tenaya Steed
– The Review by Laura Copsey

Episode 2 – Uxbridge Rd
Written in response to the Uxbridge Rd

– Chicken Cottage by Barbara Mueller
– Uxbridge Road by Rachel Davey
– Uxbridge Road, Shepherd’s Bush by Bex Liu
– Evidence for anomalous retroactive influence on cognition and affect \ Infinite moments within anytime by Laura Copsey
– Shepherd’s Bust Station, Uxbridge Road by Peony Gent
– Uxbridge Road by Rebecca Cottrell
– Donkeys and Window Reflections by Anna Karoliina
– The Ballad of Scooby by Tenaya Steed

Episode 3 – Westfield
Written in response to Westfield Shopping Centre

– Westfield, Shepherd’s Bush by Bex Liu
– Westfield by Rebecca Cottrell
– Islands by Anna Karoliina
– Westfield Shopping Centre by Barbara Mueller
– Consumed by Colours by Rachel Davey
– The Art of Connection by Tenaya Steed
– the grand avenue of could be anywhere by Laura Copsey
– Binary by Peony Gent

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