Creating Hackney as Home

Creating Hackney as Home:
Five reflections on a London borough


Matthew's film

Dalston Changes

My film is about the rapid changes in Hackney and who they are for. This topic was inspired by my general awareness of changes in regard to infrastructure. However when I dug a little bit deeper into the circumstances of the changes, the morality of the situation played on my mind because I could be the next person to be moved out of Hackney. This film asks whether the changes, which seem positive, are for those who were originally living here, or for those who want to move here because of how popular Hackney has become. To answer this I asked local residents and business owners for their opinions and used their responses to help me think about my own view on these changes.

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