“If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense.
Jill Berelowitz's Core Femme, Cavendish Square, Westminster, W1G
Nothing would be what it is, because everything would be what it isn’t.
Lorenzo Quinn's Vroom Vroom, Park Lane, Westminster,W1K
And contrary wise, what is, it wouldn’t be. And what it wouldn’t be, it would.
Mauro Perucchetti's Jelly Baby Family, Marble Arch, Westminster, W1H
From Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865)
I was born in the year of the supersonic, the era of the multivitamin multitonic, the highrise time of men with the technology and women who could be bionic…
Royal Festival Hall (1951), Belvedere Road, Lambeth SE1
…when jump-jets were Harrier, when QE2 was Cunard, when thirty-eight feet tall the Princess Magaret stood stately in her hoverpad…
Project Morrinho's South Bank Favela, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, Lambeth, SE1
…the année érotique was only thirty aircushioned minutes away and everything went at twice the speed of sound.
Royal Festival Hall auditorium (late 1950s), Belvedere Road, Lambeth SE1
I opened my eyes. It was all in colour. It didn’t look like Kansas any more.
Project Morrinho's South Bank Favela, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, Lambeth SE1
From Ali Smith’s The Accidental (2006)