UK: COLLAGE: SOPHIELIZA Artist statement: “My work is kind of like a jigsaw puzzle, but one that you get without the image on the box. My influences are: grid like structures, the work of Julian House, tower blocks, Le Corbusier, Bauhaus, brutalist architecture and lots of musical inspirations (too many to mention!).”
END OF THE LINE - Etching by Colin Bailey St Pancras station clock tower rises above the courtyard of Midhope House on the Hillview estate in Kings Cross in the 1980s. These 1890’s tenement blocks were “decanted” in the late 1970’s by Camden Council pending demolition. They were rapidly squatted by the survivors of the Tolmers Square and Huntley Street squats who fought a drawn out and often bitter battle with Camden council to save the buildings.