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Iain Sinclair and the Pearly King and Queen in London Fields

That’s an order, from Mr Iain Sinclair.

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Hackney Hear launches 8 March 2012

Hackney Hear launches March 8

This innovative app will be available for download for the iPhone. Triggering sound via GPS-location, Hackney Hear provides an innovative way to explore and rediscover London’s east end by combining immersive sounds and storytelling.   Stories include: – Writer Iain Sinclair unravels the layers of history in his beloved local park – Performance poet Shane [...]

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Competition

Barbican

We’ve a competition for a pair of two tickets at the Barbican to see one of our favourite supporters of the Hackney Podcast at the Barbican this week.   Iain Sinclair is taking part in an extravaganza of readings, music and video projections. Along with Iain will be Alan Moore, Tom Picard, Shirley Collins accompanied [...]

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Halfway through the trials – here’s our thoughts so far

ping pong

1. Audio is awesome   Some favourite moments shared with us include a recording of a table tennis match that triggers as you pass, a chilling account of the gangs that ‘own’ London Fields and a short story told from the point of view of a park bench. What links all of the responses is [...]

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Friends, Romans, countrymen – lend us your iPhones

phones

Well, your old iPhones anyway. It transpires that Apple only allow a limited amount of installs of our app, prior to release. So if we want to test the app with different people, we have to find a way to lend them iPhones with the app preloaded on without breaking the bank. That’s where you [...]

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Hackney Hear is Go…

Well, it took some doing, but we’ve just been awarded our first pot of cash – which means we can unveil some exciting prototypes in the coming months. Thanks to all those that have helped with our funding applications – here’s to many more! And don’t forget to donate if you haven’t yet – only [...]

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