When, while the lovely valley teems with vapour around me, and the meridian sun strikes the upper surface of the impenetrable foliage of my trees.
As part of photography collective, Image17, Katherine documented community sports groups in Waltham Forest in the run up to London 2012. The project was commissioned by London Borough of Waltham Forest. During 2012 the Taking Part exhibition toured sports, community and Council venues around the Borough. Katherine has spent time recording Country Amatuer Boxing Club, Leyton. Run by Jeffrey Clarke since the 1980s, Jeffrey and a groups of dedicated volunteer support staff, promote health and improve self confidence with all ages. The club also […]
Hackney Council for Voluntary Services commissioned me to create a visual, written and oral record of the work of 12 of Hackney’s voluntary and community sector (VCS) groups. It was such a moving project to do, the voluntary groups that I met in Hackney were amazing – they exist on next to nothing and make a huge impact and difference to so many people’s lives.
Wood Streeet, E17 is a portrait of one street, it’s shops and shop owners, as it struggles for survival. The project resulted in two solo exhibitions of photographys and oral histories, and a self published book available from The Photographers Gallery.