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Can you find all of the 42Words artwork at Ferry Meadows?

Nene Park is displaying all of the 42 artworks commissioned for the 42Words project, funded by Arts Council England.
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The 42WORDS project is now on full display across Nene Park (Photo: Supplied)

The art can be found at a number of locations across Nene Park; in Ferry Meadows around Centre Point, along the Bluebell Wood boardwalk, in Thorpe Meadows and in Woodston Reach.

The project was set up as a way of collecting the community's shared experiences during lockdown. The coronavirus pandemic is an unprecedented event, and the artists were tasked with capturing it through art.

With help from the Arts Council Emergency Response fund, the team at Nene Park have worked with 14 local artists, many of whom were impacted directly by Covid-19 with the cancellation or postponement of work. Park visitors, staff, volunteers and local communities were also involved, submitting words that they feel sum up their experience during this time.

The art is presented via poetry, painting, drawing and photography to create the series, which also highlights the importance of green spaces and the arts in providing vital support to people through the difficult months of lockdown.

The local artists involved are: Clare Currie, Faith Falayi, Charley Genever, Mark Grist, Katy Hawkins, Paper Rhino (Fiona Cifaldi, Dominic Le-Hair, Jason Duckmanton & Amanda Rigby), Prin Marshall, Lee Mason, Stuart Payn, Charron Pugsley-Hill, and Malika Speaks.

Some of the words explored include change, home, freedom, reflect, joy and separate.

To find out more about the project, or to see where you can spot the art exhibition, see the Nene Park website.