Spectacle Archive

Spectacle has an extensive and ever growing video archive. The archive covers a range of social and urban topics from 1979 to the present day. We also provide a research service. Spectacle offers a sliding scale of rates subject to usage and terms of contract. For enquiries regarding our archive please e-mail archive@spectacle.co.uk.

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Still image from Poverty and Participation in the Media - Community

Poverty and Participation in the Media - Community

Archive Category: Poverty and Participation in the Media
Date: 14 March 2009
Format: mini DV, 1.06 mins, 2009
Location: Luton and London

Discussion of the role, importance and potential of the community to poor areas of the UK. Interviews were conducted in the Marsh farm estate in Luton, Pepys estate in Lewisham and the Larkhall area in Stockwell, South London.

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Poverty and Participation in the Media - Young People and Education

Archive Category: Poverty and Participation in the Media
Date: 14 March 2009
Format: mini DV, 3.20 mins, 2009
Location: Luton and London

Interviews discussing the need for education, both academic and personal, in the fight against poverty and its negative image in the media. Participants are from Luton and areas in South London.

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Poverty and Participation in the Media - The media's potential for change

Archive Category: Poverty and Participation in the Media
Date: 14 March 2009
Format: mini DV, 4.57 mins, 2009
Location: Luton and London

Discussions and suggestions on how the media could tackle the issues of poverty differently to improve social understanding.

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Poverty and Participation in the Media - Media views of poverty

Archive Category: Poverty and Participation in the Media
Date: 14 March 2009
Format: mini DV, 5.27 mins, 2009
Location: Luton and London

Interviews discussing the attitudes and stereotypes held and perpetuated by the media regarding people in poverty.

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Poverty and Participation in the Media - New Media

Archive Category: Poverty and Participation in the Media
Date: 14 March 2009
Format: mini DV, 2.51 mins, 2009
Location: Luton and London

Interviews focusing on the spread of new, free and user-generated media and the potential that it holds for the expression of poverty in this country.

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Well London - South Acton Workshop, Lavonne McCormack Interview

Archive Category: Well London
Date: 11 March 2009
Format: mini DV, 5.50 mins, 2009
Location: South Acton, Ealing

In order to hone their technical skills our workshop group interviewed Lavonne, who works for the local community forum. The questions ranged from how to maximize use of the community centre, to the repercussions of regeneration.

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Well London - South Acton Workshop, House Plants

Archive Category: Well London
Date: 11 March 2009
Format: mini DV, 8.46 mins, 2009
Location: South Acton, Ealing

As part of the first of Spectacle's Well London workshops, one of the participants, John, invited the group to film the plants he grows in his flat.

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Well London - South Acton Workshop, Leon Joseph Interview

Archive Category: Well London
Date: 11 March 2009
Format: mini DV, 6.12 mins, 2009
Location: South Acton, Ealing

Leon works at the regeneration office on the South Acton estate and was grilled by the workshop group on the local reactions, time scale and finances of the regeneration.

Still image from Well London - South Acton Workshop, Luke Battle Interview

Well London - South Acton Workshop, Luke Battle Interview

Archive Category: Well London
Date: 11 March 2009
Format: mini DV, 2.20 mins, 2009
Location: South Acton, Ealing

Luke was interviewed by the Well London group on his local outreach scheme, funded by the Prince's Trust.

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