Stories of Nairn

Image credit: K B / UNSPLASH STORIES OF NAIRN/SGEULACHDAN SGÌRE INBHIR NARAINN COMMUNITY FLAGS / PLACE MAKING FLAG-MAKING PROJECT 2022 On this page Introduction Download Resource Pack Get Involved Key Dates Flag Design Process Image credit: L McPartlan Introduction We are inviting you and your group to take part in this project, by sharing your  […]

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Stevenage Day Re-imagined 2022

A CGI depicting design proposals for the now underway regeneration of Stevenage Town Square. Produced by PRP. STEVENAGE DAY COMMUNITY FLAGS / PLACE MAKING FLAG-MAKING PROJECT I AM BECAUSE WE ARE On this page Introduction Download Resource Pack Get Involved Key Dates Flag Design Process       Heart of a town mural by Szylk […]

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A colourful piece of silk is painted by hand

Mottingham Silks

Mottingham Silks Working in partnership with StEP and St Edwards Church, Kinetika will engage a wide range of people in the MBLR (Mottingham Big Local Refocused) to create a set of silk flags that reflect the area, and the people that live within it. Local organisations and residents are invited to take part, and in […]

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MK Mandalas

Flags inspired by mandalas in Milton Keynes On this page Overview Resource Pack Download Why Mandalas? Video links for participants Overview MK Mandalas was a collaborative project between Kinetika and IF: Milton Keynes International Festival.  Local artists and communities in Milton Keynes worked together to design and create 30 stunning mandala silk flags. Using the […]

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T100 walking festival exhibition

T100 Walking Festival

T100 Walking Festival T100 Website T100 is an annual walking, talking and making festival that encourages multiple stories to surface in Thurrock and the surrounding areas. Since 2015 we’ve travelled on a journey with a growing team of volunteers, one year spontaneously building the theme for the next, all the time drawing more people in […]

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Purfleet flag by Jacci Todd

Purfleet Flags

Unique Community Flags for Purfleet-on-Thames Kinetika’s home town, Purfleet-on-Thames, is in the process of extensive redevelopment and working with developer Purfleet Centre Regeneration, a set of silk flags was created to celebrate the many groups and organisations who live and work there. Kinetika artist Jacci Todd began by creating a design with the Purfleet-on-Thames Community […]

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Group of flags on display in a grassed area

Land of the Fanns

Land of the Fanns:  100 Stories Land of the Fanns Flags Images of the flags are below, read all the stories illustrated by the flags on the Land of the Fanns website

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Chile silk flags

Chile – Festival Teatro Container

Community groups and local artists in Valparaiso, Chile benefited from a series of in-depth flag painting workshops when Ali Pretty, Kinetika’s Artistic Director, was invited there by the British Council. Together, over the course of a month, a series of silk flags was created reflecting the relationship between the town and the port areas of […]

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Silk River in Kolkata

Silk River

Silk River dedicated website is HERE. Silk River Press Coverage is HERE Silk River END OF PROJECT REPORT. Full PROJECT CREDITS This ambitious project explored the unique relationship between London and Kolkata through a year’s artistic exchange between communities along the Thames Estuary and Hooghly River. Artistic director Ali Pretty – working in collaboration with associate artistic directors Ruchira Das and Korak Ghosh, […]

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Ethiopia flags batik


“It’s been an absolutely fantastic project to be involved with, from start to finish … The flags are a great testament to the relationship Kinetika and LE have established and I hope this can continue in the future.” Link Ethiopia To mark the occasion of their 20-year anniversary, Link Ethiopia invited Kinetika to create ten […]

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