03 August 2014

Pop-up cornershop

Lucy Sparrow's latest art project is The Cornershop. Taking over an empty property in Bethnal Green, Lucy transformed it into a newsagent’s, with all of the goods on sale made from felt. She spent more than eight months sewing all the items and the result is a space filled with fluffy pieces of art. Now, they form a new exhibition (from which they’re available to buy). On The Londonist's podcast, she talks about the ideas behind her creations, why she chose Bethnal Green as the location, and her intention to create both a playful and confusing environment.


The Cornershop is at 19 Wellington Row, E2 7BB, every day  from 10am-7pm until 31st August. See more pix on the Guardian's website.
In June, as part of Fish Fest in Hastings, a knitted fish and chip shop appeared...

1 comment:

Annabel Rainbow said...

This is amazing. I love it!