IOW Carnival Trail Flags

Commissioned by The New Carnival Company for the Isle of Wight Walking Festival 2014, Ali Pretty led workshops to design and create 9 carnival flags for the Isle of Wight Carnival Trail 2014 along with members of the local community. Kinetika Design Studio artist, Kitty Power,…

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London Designer Outlet 2013 – 2014

Client: Quintain – London Designer Outlet   Kinetika Design Studio artists designed and made costumes for a programme of events running from November 2013 to Spring 2014. The events – embraced the creativity of the local community to celebrate the launch of Quintain‘s new development –…

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International Youth Arts Festival – Kingston 2011

Kinetika ‘dressed’ the streets of Kingston in Manchester with giant, colourful silk banners and flags to celebrate the International Youth Arts Festival (IYAF) – it involved no fewer than 55 banners, 100 pieces of giant bunting and at least 200 metres of silk in total….

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The Shimmy – Wandsworth Arts Festival 2012

We worked with the local community to design and produce one kilometre of bunting to line the enormous festival site which ran from Putney Bridge to Wandsworth Park. We also created custom flags and two archways to welcome visitors to this day full of surprises.

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Hackney One Carnival
 2011

We created a set of bespoke flag designs, costumes and a tower structure for the Hackney One Carnival on 18 September 2011. We designed and painted 20 flags and costumes that reflect the diverse culture of the local communities in Hackney in preparation for the…

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Rainbow Flags – Nelson Mandela Statue Unveiling 2007

Kinetika Design Studio created twelve, stunning silk flags especially for the historic unveiling of Nelson Mandela’s statue in Parliament Square,  London, 2007. The flags were dyed in rainbow colours to reflect the international symbol of unity. They lined the stage on which Nelson Mandela gave…

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Torch Relay – Docklands International Festival 2004

Kinetika was commissioned by Greenwich and Docklands International Festival to cover The Mall with 990m of hand-painted silk to welcome the Olympic torch arriving in London in 2004, this was the finale moment of the day broadcast by the BBC.

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