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Ship Stubnitz in Canary Wharf

Building in Canary Wharf-A09A2581-001

I’ve been visiting the Ship Stubnitz many times and talked about in many posts here.

In early days she was in the King George IV dock in the east London.  Then she moved

and moored in the several different docks,  but now she is in the Canary Wharf.

(5 minutes from the Jubilee line’s Canary Wharf station).

Stubnitz in Canary Wharf(3)-A09A2600-001

She looks pretty impressive isn’t she.

Stubnitz in Canary Wharf(2)-A09A2596-001

Where to moor the ship need to have funny negotiation behind with the London

Port Authority.   And it was said to be depend on the whim of the Authority.  🙂

Stubnitz in Canary Wharf(1)-A09A2584-001

What so ever the story, She to be in the Canary Wharf is very convenient to us. 

(In comparison to have an awkward journey to east London, not to mention to

climb over a barbed-wire fence.  😀 ) 

Video group in Stubnitz-307-001

So, these days many groups are using the ship for their meeting or as an event venue

and the photo above was a gathering of the video film makers = Open Video London.

Digital Sound group in Stubnitz-A09A2593-001

And the another group, slub.org is having  Experimental Digital Sound demonstration.

( commonly known as Techno —– still, I noticed, their rhythm was pretty good.  🙂 )

Canary Wharf Station-A09A2603-001

If you have an image of London, as a red brick’s traditional town scape, you must be

disappointed to be lost in the grass and steel structures in the Dockland. 

Still, this is the another face of the London.

In the Canary Wharf Station-A09A2576-001

Yet, supposedly the modern concrete structure still giving strangely ancient temple

like impression. —– I like this paradox.  🙂     And this is the same feeling I’m having

from the Ship Stubnitz = 60 years old ship interior giving the SiFi like atmosphere.

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  1. drawandshoot said, on May 7, 2013 at 20:14

    That ship is such an amazing space. Great photographs!

    • yoshizen said, on May 7, 2013 at 20:34

      Yes in deed, though not very easy place to take picture. 🙂


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