Common Ground

An in-depth public art project, using the history in and around Kirkgate as a lens for the issue of ‘public space’ in Leeds.

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Mike Winnard Creates a Mural on Kirkgate, Leeds – A Teaser

Introducing our latest A City Less Grey commission in Leeds city centre. Over the last few months, we've been working with Mike Winnard, a Leeds based artist, for this ambitious and exciting artwork. Located on Kirkgate, Leeds' oldest street, Mike is creating a mural that explores the local history, as well as the contemporary communities bringing life to the area on a daily basis. The piece is under construction, and will soon be a part of the Leeds landscape. We commissioned the piece with funding from Leeds BID and support from Rushbond PLC.Enjoy this teaser about the story of Mike Winnard's creation and stay tuned for more chapters over the coming weeks.Film series by Studio Bokehgo.More info about 'A City Less Grey' can be found here:

Posted by East Street Arts on Wednesday, 5 September 2018


Full project images coming soon