Look Up is a year-long programme of temporary artworks commissioned by Hull UK City of Culture 2017, specifically made for Hull’s public spaces and places, co-curated by Andrew Knight and Hazel Colquhoun.
Hull 2017 is co-commissioning a number of Look Up artworks in partnership with The Deep. Each artwork will be very different, and will take place within different seasons of the Hull 2017 programme.
Yorkshire is known for its breath-taking views, wonderfully warming cups of tea and friendly folk, however it’s probably less known as being an excellent place to live for first time buyers and young professionals.
The beauty of Yorkshire isn’t just the greenery or the rich heritage but the beauty really lies in it being an accessible place for many people to start on the property ladder.
Clarence House has confirmed today that The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will visit Hull on the 8 February as Hull celebrates its year as the UK City of Culture.
The tour will take in visits to the Ferens Art Gallery, Holy Trinity Church, the literacy charity First Story at The Deep and The Royal Shakespeare Company outreach programme at the Goodwin Development Trust.
In a major commission for Hull UK City of Culture 2017, the artist Nayan Kulkarni is transforming the historic heart of the city with Blade, a monumental artwork that changes the way people see and experience Queen Victoria Square.
Nayan Kulkarni, a multimedia artist known for his work with light, has taken a 75 metre long Rotor blade that would normally be at the top of a wind turbine, to create the artwork, a spectacular interruption into the newly renovated public space.
People in Hull can be part of a human ribbon of red light to mark World Aids Day tonight. People are invited to the Stage@theDock amphitheatre, where they will be given a red light to hold up. Participants will form a red Aids ribbon and a photograph will be taken and shared on social media.
The event is organised by sexual health organisation Yorkshire Mesmac, which will join people and organisations around the globe in marking World Aids Day.