LEICESTER
10 July - 15 August 2021

 

Across July & August, Liberty UK Leicester will bring you three exciting new art trails in the city centre. We have been working with members of the local community to hear their stories and explore issues such as isolation, freedom and identity. Through conversations and workshops we have crafted new stories that shape a new vision for a more inclusive and optimistic future providing us with the strength to move forward and meet challenges that lay ahead.

To read about our amazing artists and their installations please keep scrolling.

Hand in Hand

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Oliwia Bober

10 July - 15 August

Highcross Shopping Centre

The vinyl pasted on a mirror is an illustration of a row of people holding hands. Symbolic of a community that actively embraces everyone in it.

Public Convenience

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The Rebel Bear

10 July - 15 August

Manhattan 34, Rutland Street

‘The Rebel Bear’ is a street artist whose work explores politics, love, human emotion and provides commentary on the ‘absurdity’ of the world we have created.

Hands of Freedom

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Vishal Joshi

10 July - 15 August

Leicester Museum and Art Gallery

Vishal is a Leicester based artist whose work is an exploration of identity and what makes us unique, including the things we chose and things we don't.

Art on Tap

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7 Artists

From 10 July 2021

5 locations across Leicester City Centre

Art on Tap is an initiative, conceived and funded by BID Leicester, to present high quality artworks in Leicester's local pubs. The new artworks will share positive messages and stories about community solidarity and connection.

Cubicle Your Fears

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Richard DeDomenici

10 July - 15 August

LCB Depot, Rutland Street

Richard DeDomenici displays people's fears upon the walls of the LCB Depot toilets, to which you are invited to contribute your own.

Engaged: Behind Closed Doors

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Yara El-Sherbini

10 July - 15 August

Multiple City Centre Locations

A series of interventions in public toilets, playfully subverting the text on indicator locks as a way to open up conversations and dialogue around identity, freedom and joy.

Beauty in the Streets

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Liberty Changemakers

10 July - 15 August

Multiple City Centre Locations

Beauty in the Streets in an exhibition by Young People who have been learning about how to make social change in our unique Liberty Changemakers workshop programme.