Over 75 artists took over an abandoned housing building in north London and transformed the morose shell of once-utopian urban architecture into a living art installation.
Destined for destruction, the former home of hundreds of people received a final sendoff with the amazing contributions of all manner of artists, from conceptual to decorative – of course, street art easily intersects the grand process.
Last weekend a public viewing was hosted allowing visitors to tour the entire complex and contemplate the lives of the people who lived there, the fairly regular and sometimes expansive failure of architectural schemes, and the more activist role that artists have been playing in the public sphere.
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