Becontree 100

Becontree 100

Digital media workshops were ran for residents to research and re-imagine the Becontree Estate, Dagenham, culminating in the digitised “Becontree Selfie” - an installation offering a unique perspective on life in the community.

 Built between 1921 and 1936, Becontree was the first and, at the time, largest municipal housing estate in the world with a population of around 100,000 people. 

Built between 1921 and 1936, Becontree was the first and, at the time, largest municipal housing estate in the world with a population of around 100,000 people. 

 Brazilian photographer  AF Rodrigues  ran photography workshops and residents chose 100 of his  images to make up the “Becontree Hundred” exhibition.

Brazilian photographer AF Rodrigues ran photography workshops and residents chose 100 of his  images to make up the “Becontree Hundred” exhibition.