With Bean Street finished, it's perfect timing for my next community mural project to get the go ahead! It's been a long time coming, for the last few years I've been trying to get a city-wide, community-consulted, large-scale mural project off the ground where gradually Hull would get coloured in a celebration of creativity and self-expression. Every community would have an opportunity to express itself (whether it had an obvious heritage or not), by joining artists in workshops and identify what they want to share with the world on a wall in their community. The artwork would be designed by artists to ensure their thoughts are perfectly encapsulated but also to a really high artistic standard.
Last year Hull City Council and @btohull came on board to make the project reality by funding a Phase 1. With creative support from @spraycreative , we will be trialing the project in one area and documenting the process to find out what works and what doesn’t. With this research and development, we will have a tried and tested plan to apply for larger grants and roll the project out across the city 🏠 Last week, phase 1 got the greenlight to start in our chosen community. East Hull keep an eye out...! (More on my blog, link in bio)