Creative Wick Video Art at Hackney Bridge launch

The Hackney Wick and Fish Island area offers a deep textural history of innovation and risk taking through a multitude of mediums.

Creative Wick has selected a diverse offering of experimental and unique creative minds in video & film for the Hackney Bridge launch. Film a powerful tool offers a vast range of storytelling that can highlight inspiring narratives and instigate revolutionary change.

These three short videos deliver an exciting mix of visuals from social commentary to humorous, striking animation. Creative Wick aims to support established and on the rise talent from the local art community. 

Samia Malik is an artist and designer. who makes abstract animated visuals on social activism.
@ihtgw
Fine Art and Shopping – 2017, 06:30
A commentary and comparisons of oppressive structures from: the secret services, racism, colonisation with fashion and fine art.

Gabs Range is a Hackney raised animator and designer
@geroffmyvisuals
Jesse J Geroff Its Story time  – 2014, 02:16
Animation chronicling Jessie J’s tattoo mishap.

Tamara Al Mashouk is a London based Arab artist and curator.
@tmraalm
Die For Me Baby – 2020, 02:43
The work explores the complex relationship between an I and you – a speaker and a public, a body and it’s society.

 

Explore more blogs

Creative Wick Film School

In April 2016, Creative Wick, Alias Hire, a Hackney Wick based film equipment hire company and Open Vizor, with the support of the Wick Award, delivered a free film school for 12 young people from Hackney Wick and Fish Island and the surrounding communities of East London.  The film school was based at Hub67.
Read more

The Living Lab’s first research project – Report now available

“We need each other more that ever” The Living Lab report “We need each other more than ever” March 2021 into the impact of Covid19 on the local creative sector. William Chamberlain, Creative Wick: “The research reveals the importance of the peer support from the local creative community, access to trusted local networks and information…
Read more