On The Brink
This collection of images is a photographic exploration of social housing in some of North London's most deprived boroughs.
Today these landmarks have fallen into a state of disrepair, neglected by borough councils. I have created these images to highlight the disconcerting visual impact of these decaying buildings. The windows that have been replaced with brick walls symbolize the way in which the social housing market has hit a crisis, a brick wall. At a deeper level, I wanted to show the anguish and powerlessness of communities, with the buildings sadly closing their eyes to the gentrification that surrounds and will replace them. Those bricked up windows shut out a world that no longer has space for them.
Sarah is an artist who is based in Buckinghamshire. She recently completed an MA in Photography at Falmouth University. Influenced by her Interior Design Background, architecture is predominantly the main focus in her practice.
The most recent project 'On The Brink,' is an exploration of social housing in some of North London's most deprived boroughs facing an uncertain future due to the regeneration process.