ARTIKCAR by Ben Wilson for Walk the Plank’s upcoming illuminated Art Car Parades


Walk the Plank’s illuminated Art Car Parades – full of mechanical
mischief – will take over Manchester’s streets This Thursday 26th and
in Edinburgh this Saturday the 28th November.

Ben Wilson was one of three artists to be awarded commissioning money
to create a mobile work of art, which will join the existing troupe of
vehicles.

ARTIKCAR is inspired by a child’s wooden toy car. The Pedal Powered
vehicle is made from steel tubing, it steers by leaning and uses an
innovative technology to illuminate the car.

If you’re near by please come and see the parades:

Illuminated Art Car Parade, Manchester City Centre, Thursday 26th
November, cars on display from 3pm, parade from 6.30pm (Cathedral
Gardens). FREE TO ALL

Edinburgh’s Homecoming Illuminated Art Car Parade, Edinburgh City
Centre, Saturday 28th November, cars on display from 2pm, parade from
5.30pm (The Mount). FREE TO ALL

The illuminated Art Car Parades have been created and produced by
outdoor arts specialists Walk the Plank www.walktheplank.co.uk
Supported by Art Council England and will be presented in association
with Manchester City Council and Edinburgh’s Homecoming celebrations.

Posted by Ben.

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