Thanks to support provided by the Joyce Carr Doughty Trust, ArtReach in partnership with City Arts Nottingham has been able to commission an exceptional textile artist.

Ali Pretty Kinetika is set to create an innovative silk installation as part of Night of Festivals Touring. Ali will work in June/July with fifteen participants in Leicester to create designs for a forty metre long piece of silk which will be painted in the city centre on the first day of Night of Festivals on Sunday 17 August. The designs will reflect the theme of the Festival “celebrating the values of freedom and democracy through artistic innovation”. It is anticipated that the completed work will be installed in a Leicester venue subsequent to the Festival.