Eithne Nightingale

Eithne Nightingale

Researcher, Writer and FilmmakerLondon, United Kingdom
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Eithne Nightingale

Eithne Nightingale

Researcher, Writer and FilmmakerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Eithne Nightingale is an award winning writer, photographer and researcher. She writes travel articles for the Australian and British national press, fiction and memoir. She is also doing research into people who have migrated as children (under 18) to East London any time between 1930 and the present day.
Projects credited in
  • Life Under Lockdown
    Life Under LockdownLife under Lockdown explores how photographers, Adam Isfendiyar and Eithne Nightingale, took portraits of people in East London in their windows, doorways, on their balconies or in the near vicinity of their homes during the spring and summer of 2020. But there were differences. Whereas Eithne took portraits of her neighbours in her two adjoining streets in Hackney, something she had done on two previous occasions, Adam cycled across Hackney and Tower Hamlets visiting people who had responded to
  • Stay Home Stories - Eid Textile Tales
    Stay Home Stories - Eid Textile TalesThis film centres on the making of a narrative textile that was made during lockdown and that explores women’s untold domestic experiences of Ramadan and Eid. The textile is a co-produced collaborative piece, created during Ramadan 2021, with a group of Muslim refugee and asylum seeker women from Praxis in Tower Hamlets. The project originally aimed to generate interfaith conversation, through workshop participants making together and sharing memories of Eid celebrations in their different cou
  • The House That Is Not There
    The House That Is Not There
  • Life is a Destiny
    Life is a DestinyArgun Ismet Imamzade was born in 1949 in Limassol, Cyprus. After his parents left for England he lived with his grandparents, his brother and his 3 step-brothers from his mother’s first marriage. Their home was bombed in the conflict between Greek and Turkish Cypriots following independence from Britain in 1960. After some months in a refugee camp, and a very interrupted education, Argun, aged 13, and his older brother sailed to England to join their parents. Argun carried with him a family phot
  • Ugwumpiti
    UgwumpitiThis is the story of a young boy, Maurice Nwokeji, who survived hunger and bombs in the Biafran war in Nigeria. The film's soundtrack is entirely music by Maurice and his group One Jah.
  • Passing Tides
    Passing TidesPassing Tides is the story of Linh Vu’s journey from Vietnam with her father who was at risk of imprisonment by the Communist Regime in the late 1970s. The film draws on Linh’s skills as an artist with moving images of the reeds where she and her father hid waiting for the boat they escaped in. Linh and her family return to Thorney Island on the south coast where they stayed in a refugee camp after being picked up by a British boat. The passengers had run out of food and could see pirates on the
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  • Film
  • Academic Writing
  • Writing
  • Cultural Journalism
  • Travel Writing
  • Photography