R-Urban London

Wick Tourist Information





Folly for a Flyover
Hackney Wick

As part of Assembles 'Folly for a flyover' project the Wick Curiosity shop was invited down to open it's doors to the public in Hackney Wick, under the fkyover on the Eastway.

The shop becoming an interactive 'Wick Tourist Information' point at the mobile porch, inviting people to learn a little more about what makes the Wick the Wick! A guide called ON foot was created by Polly Brannan from the shop with illustrations of the Wick and it's many hero's by UAE based illustrator Khlaid Mezaina, it was given to onlookers to guide themselves around the Wick with a map and a badge! 'Tourists' contributed ideas, stories and their observations from the ON foot guide to the ever growing Wick Curiosity Shop's archive they were also encouraged to have their picture taken next to one of the large Wick landscapes created by Khalid as a postcard and piece of Wick memorabilia to to take home with them. The shop's archive was on display through out the day.