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This New Ground: High Vis Sculpture

Riverside Studios is delighted to present This New Ground’s High Vis sculpture, a unique work of art celebrating learning disabled people and artists across Hammersmith and Fulham.

In 2021, This New Ground collective joined forces with acclaimed disabled digital artist, Jason Wilsher-Mills, to co-create a unique work of art. Imagined over a series of online workshops, the result was a striking 10-foot inflatable sculpture, which will be exhibited in the atrium of Riverside Studios from 17th – 26th June. The highly decorated sculpture features the landmarks and history of Hammersmith & Fulham, as well as drawings and words by This New Ground’s collective members. It’s an expression of vibrance, pride and the desire for visibility shared by the borough’s learning disabled residents.  

 

We’ll be joined by the artist, Jason Wilsher-Mills and This New Ground Collective on Tuesday 21st June from 4pm for the launch party of High Vis Sculpture.  

 

About This New Ground  

This New Ground is an ambitious initiative that seeks to elevate the artistic voices and talents of people with learning disabilities in Hammersmith and Fulham.  Their aim is to remove barriers and increase access for people with learning disabilities to lead, make and participate in the arts.  Through a rich programme of creative engagement, they raise the bar for what communities can achieve and create vital, relevant new artworks for audiences to connect with.  

For more information about This New Ground, please visit:  https://thisnewground.com/  

@thisnewgrounduk  

@JASONWILSHERMIL