launched in the itunes app store last week. Created with Amblr, the app triggers audio via GPS-location.
Hackney Hear: London Fields, allows the explorer to discover true stories of local residents, local celebrities and archive, along with new commissions from award-winning artists in the area and includes:
* Iain Sinclair unravels the layers of history in his beloved local park
* Performance poet Shane Solanki performs ‘the Lido’ at Hackney’s outdoor swimming pool
* Photographer Tom Hunter tells tales of the 1980s squatting scene
* Local residents tell the secrets behind their neighbourhood, from first kisses to gang etiquette
Shortlisted for TechCon Technical Innovation Award 2011
Supported by Arts Council England, Hackney Council and the Guardian