Gallery Talk: Road to 2012
East-London photographer Katherine Green talks about photographing groups in the five Olympic boroughs for Road to 2012: A Local Story.
The project highlights east London perspectives on the changing landscape and the impact of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games on the local environment. Katherine documented young people and adults actively involved in community sport and social groups in the boroughs of Hackney, Tower Hamlets, Waltham Forest, Newham and Greenwich.
Katherine Green studied postgraduate photography at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, London and fine art at Surrey Institute of Art & Design. Her work has been published in The Guardian, The Independent and Time Out and she has had solo shows in London and across the UK. She has self-published two books, Wood Street, E17 and Last Days at the Dogs. Katherine’s work often focuses on documenting communities through photography and oral history, exploring what community means to different people.