Arts & Culture

Young artist competition winner to be part of Hackney climate mural

A competition allowing youngsters to have their drawing used in murals across the country is underway.

There’s one condition though, to have their work used in one of the 7 murals it has to celebrate and focus on biodiversity and climate change.

Young artists in Hackney have entered the Grantham Climate Art Prize in preparation for November’s COP 26 with the winner’s art to be painted in the Poppy Estate in the Borough.

Henry spoke to eco-artist Michelle Meola who’ll be painting the Hackney Wick mural and Imperial’s Dr Will Pearse about the efforts to cut global warming…

If you’re aged between 12-25 you have until September 24th to enter. Go to the Octopus Energy website to find out more.

Henry Thomas-Aldridge 14th September 2021

TagArts & Culture, LocationHackney

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