Riverside Hull Xtra care

RKL appointed to devise and deliver the art inclusion strategy for three new build xtra care homes in Hull. The following artsts have been commissioned to make new site-specific work: Katayoun Dowlatshahi, Angus Ross, Chris Tipping, Tim Norris, Rona Smith and Jyll Bradley.
Tim Norris's 'sitooterie'

Tim Norris’s ‘sitooterie’

RKL in Colwyn Bay

RKL have been working with Conwy County Borough Council in Colwyn Bay since June 2013.  We have been commissioning artists to work on a new stretch of promenade and links to the town centre…new project page coming soon.

Graham is a BEE

Graham Roberts has been appointed to CABE’s 250 strong Built Environment Expert group. Cabe’s new network is a broad and flexible group of highly respected specialists, drawn from a range of sectors. The network will provide multi-disciplinary support to communities, local authorities and developers involved in built environment projects. Nahid Majid, Director of the Cabe team at the Design Council, commented on the launch: 

“Cabe’s Built Environment Experts (BEEs) make up an unparalleled network to provide design support to projects throughout the country. The BEEs represent the best in their network and can bring insight, innovation and best practice to the design projects that matter. Cabe’s BEEs are a flexible and diverse group drawn from various disciplines. We’ve signed up people from architecture, planning and infrastructure backgrounds, as well as academics, health specialists, and community engagement workers, to bring an informed expert viewpoint and help Cabe champion good design.”

The Grey Fox comes out of hibernation

Inaugurated in 2011, the Grey Fox Trophy is a limited overs cricket competiton for over 50s teams.The final will be played at Headingley on September 9th 2012. The GFT is a component of ‘Runs on the Board – an artists’ celebration of over 50s cricket in Yorkshire’ – which is itself a component of imove – the Yorkshire cultural programme celebrating the London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games.

Wolds Way Commissions on Countryfile…

BBC’s Countryfile are planning to film in the Yorkshire Wolds in December, including a visit to either Chris Drury’s “Waves and Time” at Thixendale or Jony Easterby’s “Enclosure Rites” at West Knapton.  Watch this blog for updates on transmission dates…

Green Park Sea Strata

New entrance to Green Park Underground Station on the south of Piccadilly provides visual delight with the sensitive integration of John Maine’s work Sea Strata – an engaging visual essay into the character of stone as a repository of life millions of years ago.  Also not to be missed is John’s exhibition across the road at the RA After Cosmati, a sculpture installation created in response to his experience as an advisor on the conservation of the C13 Cosmati Pavement in Westminster Abbey.  As in all he does there is a ‘sense of the world beyond’ and a knowledge that ‘doing is seeing’.