Is East London Dead?

To coincide with our 'Is East London Dead?' May issue we created an interactive map and asked our readers to share their memories in a bid to discover the secret history of East London...


  1. Our May issue fronted by east London artist Theo-Mass Lexileictous kicked off the debate. We shot and interviewed a whole host of exciting creatives to emerge from east London & captured two of them in behind the scene short films.
  2. East London 2012: Elijah Butterz & Skilliam Film
  3. Walter Pfeiffer shoots for Dazed & Confused's May east London issue
  4. Our campaign took over the streets of east London...
  5. We then created an interactive map using Google maps and asks our readers to plot their memories. From illegal bars and amazing parties, to street art and exhibitions, the map reaches back to 1990 and is an ongoing project we will continue to push long after the issue is archived. 

    And it all began with a tweet...
  6. The Hackney Citizen interview our Editor Rod Stanley and Music Editor Tim Noakes about the project...