Artists compete to have designs showcased on Finsbury Park City North development
PUBLISHED: 12:00 22 October 2017
Four artists are competing to have their designs used in Finsbury Park’s £220million City North development.
Telford Homes have whittled the competition down from 50 and the group have pitched their ideas to a committee.
The public have until the end of the month to have their say on the proposals, which are being displayed on the development hoardings in Wells Terrace.
The four designs include bronze paving slabs for the pathway telling the stories of local people, glass sculptures, ceramic tiles and community portraits etched onto steel plates.
The 307-home project is set to be finished in 2019, bringing with it a cinema, gym, restaurants a new entrance to Finsbury Park station and public square.
The artists in the running are Rana Begum, Dryden Goodwin, Musson and Retallick and Carrie Reichardt and Karen Wydler.
Ben Eastop, of the Telford Homes Art Project said: “The artist’s commission will help to provide City North a unique identity, enhancing the quality of the public realm and provide local people and those travelling through with a deeper understanding of the area.”
David Campbell of Telford Homes, added: “Using art as a visual representation of this partnership, we hope both residents and visitors will enjoy being involved in the selection process and the chosen piece for years to come.”