BYB at Chats Palace this summer

Brooksbys Youth Booth Arts Organisation (coordinator Lauren Mills) runs an affordable playscheme at Chats Palace throughout the summer holidays for children who attend Hackney schools. Healthy breakfasts and snacks, trips and outings, arts and educational activities.

Lauren and her team of local volunteers:

© Asya Gefter
See more on http://www.bybarts.org

Clorinde @Trangallan

The Clorinde boys – brothers Simone and Andrea Salvatici with David Harris and Derek Yau in the background – performing at Trangallan in Newington Green.
My camera seems to coping just fine.

Discover Children’s Story Centre

The Mighty Mega Saturday Club is a club for children with disabilities and their families run by Discover Children’s Story Centre in Stratford. Since May 2012 the club has been taking part in a photography project led by photographer Estelle Vincent and assisted by illustrator Cristina Bueno.

I came along earlier this month to document young participants at work: mightymegaphotography.wordpress.com/2012/07/09/documentation


© Asya Gefter

The Curious Festival

On Wednesday July 4, Maaike van der Linde will undercover her ‘Tape Garden’ experiment as part of The Curious Festival curated by Barbican/Guildhall Creative Learning.

I documented the process of making Maaike’s chemically-treated sound installation.

© Asya Gefter

On Thursday July 5, Maaike the flutist, will perform with her fellow Guildhall students.
More information here

People Show Studios
Pollard Row
London E2 6NB
near Bethnal green tube station

Rushmore primary school

On invitation of Rachel Turner I spent June 25-26 documenting Olympic march at Rushmore primary school and a day trip with Year 4 pupils along the river Lea and Regents canal, to the Fish factory and the Victoria park.


© Asya Gefter

One Good Thing About Music

Opening of the photography exhibition by David Corio at Chats Palace. I escaped all the hard work and was left with pleasant tasks such as designing a flier and helping Peter Young to hang the frames.

One Good Thing About Music is an exhibition of photographs of some of the world’s most influential international musicians taken by David Corio over the past 3 decades.

Exhibition is on till 28 October.
More information here