The City of Sculpture project is being Coordinated by the Sculpture and Art Foundation CIC, Walker Sculpture and Art Ltd and 52 Ltd.
Peter Walker frsa mrbs : With a life time of experience as a full time artist and sculptor, with over 20 major permanent public artworks nationwide, Peter who was born in the area decided in 2005 to help provide opportunity and access to art for local members of the community. Part of the vision was to develop a lasting impact on the area through the development of the Lichfield City of Sculpture project, developing an accessible and wide ranging sculpture trail in the district. Peter is project lead – for more information about Peter’s work visit www.sculptorandartist.com
David Harper Msc : David is a Composer and Sound Artist. The music he writes and produces has been used for BBC and Channel 4 T.V. productions as well as for national theatre productions, and film. David also creates sound art installations which combines his musical composition with video and film and are frequently exhibited at art events, museums and in public spaces throughout the U.K. David has been commissioned to create a new series of audio and sound works in the project which will form the public art soundscapes for the new City of Sculpture project. To listen to examples of David’s work go to: www.davidharpermusic.com
Rob Carr : Rob has been key in developing the project over the past 4 years, developing links to tourism, working with Lichfield District Tourism Association and developing the vision for the project long term. With over 45years retail experience Rob spent over 25 successful years in business in Lichfield and is committed to helping see the City’s profile grow both nationally and internationally. Rob is MD of www.rock34.co.uk
Kathryn Walker MA FRAI : As a Social Anthropologist and visual arts producer, Kathryn is able to use a wide range of qualitative and quantitative research techniques. Kathryn uses methods such as participant observation, ethnography, interviews, narrative, audio and visual filmography and photography in order to gather data. Her research investigates and reports upon the social, political, geographical, economical and psychological factors that contribute to human beings behaviours, rituals and differing cultures found in the UK. Kathryn documents, evaluates the project working closely with the local community. Kathryn is a fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute and a member of the British Sociological Association. A portfolio of Kathryn’s research in the field can be viewed at www.socialanthropologist.co.uk