Mapping Memory on the Liverpool Waterfront

Outline – A research project exploring the experiences of people living and working near Liverpool’s Central Waterfront in the 1950′, 60’s and 70’s, shared via a detailed online map archive, and a 40 min documentary.

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Partners – Liverpool University (Dr Graeme Milne, Laura Balderstone), Liverpool Maritime Museum (Rachel Mulhearn). Funded by the AHRC Beyond Text programme.

Lead artists – Tim Brunsden, Sam Meech

Associate artists – John O’Shea, Neil Winterburn, Loose Moose Band, PixelTrick, Error Creative Studio (Website and design)

Synopsis – From 2010 – 2012 Re-Dock have been collaborating with National Museums Liverpool and Liverpool University on a public history project, exploring Liverpool’s Central Waterfront, The project used a range of media to collect and interpret urban memory, running a variety of workshop sessions that linked images and artifacts to maps via participants’ memories. The final outputs included an online map featuring interviews and archive images, as well as a 40 minute documentary exploring the central waterfront today.