Archives can inform and inspire. Here are some works inspired by Homerton’s history and collections.
The New School, is a public information film starring Peter Cushing, directed by Rodney Ackland and filmed at Homerton College in 1944.
This film was once banned and thought lost until Homerton's archivist, Svetlana Paterson located the film after many years of research and determination.
Read more here.
This project, inspired by ‘The New School' and completed in 2023, presents some burning questions about how we might navigate an uncertain future. See here for more details.
This site specific art installation, inspired by material from the Homerton College Archives, was exhibited at as part of the 250th Anniversary celebrations in October 2018. See here for more details.
This video was part of the CARE installation.
By Peter Warner.
Published to mark and celebrate the history of Homerton College at the granting of the Royal Charter and the shift from Approved Society to full collegiate status within the University of Cambridge. Written by Peter Raby and Peter Warner eds., published by the Principal and Fellows of Homerton College 2010.
By T.H Simms.
By T.H Simms
By A. Robinson, J. Purkis and A. Massing.