November 6, 2021

COP26: The Time Is Now

At COP26, a powerful new climate change mural will be unveiled on the side of the Scottish Opera Production Studios, Edington Street, thanks to the Hull-based art and activism program, The Shorelines Project.  Renowned artist and activist Gustavo Chavez Pavon, who hails from Mexico, will create a mural as part of the call for radical … Continued

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September 2, 2021

New flooding mural in Hull: The Boy

A new mural by artist Andy Pea has been installed in Hull as part of The Shorelines Project, a Hull-wide arts and engagement project aimed at raising awareness of flood risk and climate change in the city. Shorelines is a collaboration between Rights : Community : Action and the Hull-based creative studio, Drunk Animal. Resident … Continued

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October 21, 2020

Shorelines launches in Hull

Last Friday Hull woke up to the first arrival in our city-wide art and activism project, Shorelines.  A giant mural, ‘The Girl’, was painted on the side of Hull College’s Wilberforce Building in just one week, thanks to local artists Calvin Innes and Andy Pea. As the College notes, “The piece has been designed to … Continued

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October 9, 2020

Is Hull ready for the climate crisis?

A new community arts project from Rights : Community : Action will tell the story of risks of climate change and rising sea levels for the city of Hull. Hull faces a bleak future if rising sea level predictions are anything to go by. The Environment Agency estimates that sea levels could rise by 1.55 metres … Continued

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July 15, 2020

Shorelines: flooding, and the science of imagination

Take a walk up the coast of Suffolk or stand on the quay side in Hull and imagine the two metres of sea level rise which will, if we don’t radically change, be there in 2100. Add a high tide and five meters of storm surge and it becomes hard to sleep well in your … Continued

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