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Medicinal Field

The Phytology medicine garden has been sown with over thirty-two varieties of indigenous plants common to the streets of London and urban ecosystems across the country. Generally regarded as ‘weeds’, each plant has been selected for its historic and on-going use in phytotherapy and traditional medicine...  MORE...
Ministry of Stories

Ministry of Stories

As artists in residence, Ministry of Stories developed a series of experimental creative writing workshops based on urban wildness...  MORE...
Drawing by Talya Baldwin

Talya Baldwin

British illustrator Talya Baldwin has been commissioned to produce an extensive collection of botanical illustrations for the Phytology project...  MORE...
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Adopt A Plant

Adopt A Plant provides a platform for individuals to develop a greater understanding of indigenous plants common to the streets of London and urban ecosystems across the country...  MORE...
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Tal Brosh

Tal Brosh has produced an illustrated history of the Bethnal Green Nature Reserve in four incarnations: a medieval market garden, Victorian church, WW2 bomb site and an apothecary garden...  MORE...
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Sam Wallman

Sam Wallman's graphic essay and billboard works explore the roots and contemporary manifestations of private property and territorialism, the concept of non-spaces, and everyday resistances to these ideas...  MORE...
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Voiced

The Voiced project takes the form of a traditional artist residency, providing a space for writers to explores the cultural heritage of East London through song and spoken text.

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Urban Mind

Help us understand how city living is affecting mental wellbeing. By collecting real-time data about the characteristics of your urban environment and your state of mind, we will be able to understand how different aspects of the urban environment affect mental wellbeing.  MORE...
Detail - Breeze Block Gallery, 2013

Lucy McLauchlan

Lucy McLauchlan's large-scale monochromatic paintings are at home within galleries and museums just as they are covering multi-story building across Europe, gigantic billboards in China, huts of The Gambia, Italian water towers, Norwegian lighthouses, car parks of Detroit, to the depths of abandoned subway tunnels in New York...  MORE...
Piles of waste wood at the Bethnal Green Nature Reserve

Institute of Use

Institute of Use are exploring the history, soil, ecology, derelict materiality and value of the Phytology site...  MORE...
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Vhils

An avid experimentalist, Vhils has been developing his notion of the aesthetics of vandalism in the form of stencil painting, wall carving and pyrotechnic explosion-drawings since 2001...  MORE...
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Bill Posters

The Phytology billboard host's an evolving and eclectic series of interventions throughout 2017...  MORE...
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Campfire Club

In time-honoured fashion we will gather around roaring blazes enveloped in music and entertainment...  MORE...