Hackney festival celebrates art


Galleries and studios in east London have opened their doors to the public for a festival to showcase the East End's art scene.

With 624 studios, Hackney Wick claims to have one of the highest concentrations of artists in the world.

The Hackney WickED Art Festival is promoting the work of international and local artists through local galleries.

With the Olympics close by, many works will depict the impact and opportunities of the Games on artists.

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