Artist creates accessible Flamingo floats for Nottingham Carnival 2019

 

A flock of flapping feathered flush flamingos – coming to Nottingham Carnival 2019. via GIPHY This summer City Arts is supporting artist Alison Denholm’s ‘Dancing Mobiles’ project. The project gives disabled and older people a chance to take part in parades. Alison is working with a team of artists and designers to create a flock of giant Flamingos. The flamingos will be half puppet and half carnival float – built around shop-mobility scooters. They develop an idea that City Arts first devised with carnival company Can Samba. Meander Theatre Company are helping to create the brightly colour birds. The company collaborates with people with learning disabilities. Normally appearing as actors, this project gives the group a chance to get hands-on…

 

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