The 22 Greats are located in Whitechapel, Derby Square and William Brown Street.
Several artists were commissioned to create the artworks
Installation: TRADE & COMMERCE – Sugar & Chain
Andy has a wide range of skills and his material choice is primarily metal.
He works in a variety of scales from very small automatons to large-scale sculptures
Installation: OPEN SPACES & ARCHITECTURE – Mythophones
Dan Fox is an artist working mostly with sound in all its forms.
Dave Young trans-mutes found, used, discarded & recycled materials into strange and unexpected new forms
Installation: WIRRAL – Kelda Discovers the Wirral
Through puppets, masks and live music, West Yorkshire’s Thingumajig Theatre creates innovative visual performances and stunning outdoor events for the most traditional of effects: to tell a good story
Installation: ST HELENS – Where Stars Are Made
Helen Harrison is the artistic director of Arts Desire; a community arts company that specializes in temporary and permanent public art projects.
Mike Pattison (working collaboratively with Arts Desire on this project) has been making large scale mechanised art for over 18 years
Installation: ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT – Sounding Out Liverpool
Matthew is a sound-artist and composer/performer based in the UK. Working exclusively with field recordings and found sounds, his site-specific installations and performances explore the qualities of experienced sound and its metaphysical connotations
Installation: HEALTH – X-Ray Ted Golf Bug
Joe’s influences lie in Dadaism, Surrealism and also comic book art. Joe’s public work aims to be inclusive with his first large scale project being the travelling art movement he helped to spearheaded –The MutoidWaste Company
Installation: MARITIME – Fish & Ships
David’s workshop, an old tin mine shed, is perched high on the sea-cliffs of West Cornwall, where he has lived and worked for the last thirty-five years. This life-long connection with the sea and ships is reflected in many of his sculptures
Installation: SOCIAL JUSTICE & RADICALS – Mary Bamber – A Revolutionary Woman
Carrie Reichard considers herself to be a craftivist and passionately believes that art is the most powerful tool we have.
Nick Reynolds life has been one of contrasts, from spending 5 years on the run with his father Bruce who “masterminded” the Great Train Robbery to serving in the Falklands War
Installation: TRANSPORT – Stephenson’s Destinator
Aragorn uses a variety of materials to constructs works that are interactive, and through the use of movement, sound and light, transport the audience into fantastical situations which encourage play and communication without words
Installation: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY – Heaven & Earth
Andy is an artist based in Yorkshire who specialises in animated and interactive artworks. He has become well known for his large-scale mechanical clocks, and has recently finished an animated glass pool with mechanical fish
Installation: MUSIC – Echoes & Whispers
Andy is a new-media artist and software programmer and has created interactive CD-ROMs animations and applications for major publishing and broadcast companies