Image courtesy of Veronica Ryan and Pangolin Edition
We are looking to engage an individual or organisation to shape and lead Create’s evaluation work around the Hackney Windrush Art Commissions for a period of 14 months between September 2021 and October 2022. The Hackney Windrush Art Commission
Thomas J Price and Veronica Ryan have been commissioned by Hackney Council to create two new individual public artworks celebrating and honouring Hackney’s Windrush Generation, the first permanent public sculptures to do so in the UK.
The project, produced in partnership with Create, is part of the Hackney Council’s wider Windrush Engagement Programme which started in 2018. Working directly with over 3,000 Windrush elders and their descendants on intergenerational activities in areas of arts, heritage, sport, health, and education, the programme has given African Caribbean elders a voice and reconnected younger generations with their heritage. Please send proposals via email to: Lewis Gilbert, Curator, Hackney Windrush Art Commission, firstname.lastname@example.org by 10am, 24 September 2021.
This contract is supported by the Freelands Foundation. Please see our Opportunities page for more information and to download the job specification.