Wendover Community Library Art Commission
We’re very excited to have commissioned the artist Kremena Dimitrova to create a unique art installation for the transformed library. Kremena Dimitrova is a London based illustrator-as-historian, storyteller and lecturer in visual culture and history. She specialises in children's illustration, comics, murals, public art installations, mapmaking/trails, and visual storytelling in the museum and heritage sectors.
- To create an installation that complements the architecture of the library building
- Develop a concept that is informed by an aspect of Wendover’s identity or heritage
- Include an element of local community, staff or volunteer engagement
- Work with a colour scheme that is complementary to the dementia friendly palette chosen for the library.
The artwork has been designed by Kremena working with local residents and schools in a number of workshops. The ‘edutainment’ art concepts will celebrate Wendover’s times past and present.
The children’s library will have:
- Wendover illustrated alphabet with histories in rhymes and riddles.
- Interactive conceptual tree with a mini exhibition and answers to the rhymes and riddles.
- Wendover legends.
The main entrance will have:
- Illustrated map of Wendover with historical and contemporary people, places, spaces, architectures, facts, myths and legends.
- Illustration of Wendover woodlands
Community Engagement Workshops: December 2022 to June 2023
Artwork will be installed: Early 2024
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