Local Universe // Workhouses in Whitechapel

The Foundling Museum got me thinking about the local area to the university and the kinds of places like the Foundling museum for children in the area. There were workhouses all around the area such as Bishopsgate, Aldgate, Spitalfields, Whitechapel and a lot of others all around London. I thought it would be interesting to look at the lives of the children and people in the workhouses and get a feel for the area in the 1700s and 1800s. I also need some ideas for the current studio brief and this would make quite a good one.

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Local Universe // The Proposals

For our current brief, Local Universe, we were asked to put together a short PDF presentation on 3 proposals for ideas for this project ready for the first day back after the Easter holidays. My aim was to get all my ideas to somehow even just loosely link to my FMP, so the project isn’t too far from the work we need to do for that.

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