Fri, 16 Jun|
KCAW 2023 ART TRAIL
Always a much-photographed event for London, the Public Art Trail will feature world-class sculpture, installations, and exhibits throughout the borough across eight zones of Kensington & Chelsea for the duration of the summer.
When + Where
16 Jun 2023, 10:00 – 31 Aug 2023, 19:00
Various Locations, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London, UK
The 6th Kensington + Chelsea Public Art Trail – 22 June – 31 August.
Always a much-photographed event for London, the Public Art Trail will feature world-class sculpture, installations and exhibits throughout the borough.
Presented across eight zones, the Art Trail will take up residence at some of West London’s most beautiful and iconic sites, including the Napoleon Garden in Holland Park, Duke of York Square, Earl’s Court, Notting Hill Gate, North Kensington, Sloane Street, South Kensington, the King’s Road and Knightsbridge. The final line-up for 2023 was chosen by an esteemed select committee following an Open Call, and features Ai Weiwei, Misha Milovanovich, Malgorzata Lisiecka, Baker & Borowski, Josephine Chime, Satur Chong, Lucy Oates, Norma D Hunter and Peter Morris (pictured).
+ Junior Tomlin| ChildrenAre Our Rising Stars @ Emslie Horniman's Pleasance Park
+ Bokani and Birungi Kawooya, curated by Black Blossoms, We Rest @ Freston Road, W10
+ Morley College Students, Welcome to Ladbroke Arts District @ Bard Road, W10
+ Lucy Oates and Alison Jackson, The Art of Change @ Warwick Road, Earl’s Court
+ Ai Weiwei, Marble Sofa and Pendant @ The Design Museum
+ Misha Milovanovich, Pinga @ Kensington High Street
+ Adam Bridgeland, Look at the Sky High Street Kensington, W14
+ Peter Morris, THE CLOUD HOUSE Wendy House, Napoleon Garden Holland Park
+ HIGHWAY MINDWAY, Czech Embassy railings RCA & Prague’s Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design @ Czech Embassy Notting Hill Gate
+ Josephine Chime, Detangling MBS @ Hooper's Court, Knightsbridge
+ Satur Chung Manhole Tea Ceremony @ South Kensington
+ Jacques Nimki, meadow @ Royal Society of Sculptors, South Kensington
+ Treephonia, Royal College of Music Composers, Kensington Gardens
+ Malgorzata Lisiecka, Hidden Dimension @ Cromwell Place
+ Norma D Hunter, Penny For ‘Em @ The Plinth Gallery, South Kensington
+ Baker & BorowskI, Flower Clouds @ various locations in Chelsea
+ Chelsea Arts Club, Summer Mural @ Old Church Street, Chelsea
+ Maya Sanbar, Big Mamas @ World’s End Place, King's Road
Highlights include provocative artist and activist Ai Weiwei’s marble chairs, immersive flower cloud installations celebrating Chelsea’s horticultural heritage by SKIP Gallery and Graphic Rewilding co-founders Baker & Borowski, Satur Chong's Manhole Tea Ceremony, Norma D Hunter's 'a penny for 'em", Malgorzata Lisiecka’s mycelium-inspired sculpture ‘Hidden Dimension’ and the symphonic abstraction of ‘Pinga’ Misha Milovanovich’s bright pink steel sculpture.
The KCAW Public Art Trail is seen by over one million visitors per week and creates temporary landmarks across the area of West London that connects Kensington and Chelsea through an evolving discovery trail. Past editions have included pieces by the likes of Alex Chinneck, Liz West, Zac Ové, Gavin Turk, Charlotte Colbert, and Barnaby Barford.
Spot them all on 16 June on map.kcaw.co.uk