Hackney Council Commissions Permanent Artwork to Honour the Windrush Generation

Be a part of history! Hackney is honouring their Windrush generation with a permanent artwork to be placed in the Town Hall Sq.

With the help of Create London, Autograph ABP, and the Genesis Foundation Hackney Council have invited a selection of artists with African-Caribbean heritage, to put forward proposals for a permanent public artwork. The three finalists and their proposals are as follows:

Hew Locke & Indra Khanna – a bronze cast maritime scheme floor plaques.

Thomas J Price – three large-scale figurative sculptures.

Veronica Ryan – series of marble and bronze fruits and vegetables of the Caribbean.

The programme led by the Council was initiated in 2018 and has already engaged over 3,000 Windrush elders and their descendants across the borough. They are now inviting residents to have their say on which artist’s work is commissioned to be enjoyed for years to come in the Town Hall Square.

You can now help decide which of the 3 art proposals are commissioned by having your say here


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