First petal for Grenfell mosaic
One month on from the anniversary of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, the first of 12 mosaic petals has been added to the Grenfell Memorial Community Mosaic. The petal, created by Latymer Community Church, features the word “Love”, as chosen by members of the church.
The centre of the mosaic which sits at the base of the Tower, was unveiled on 14th June as part of the Grenfell anniversary events programme. Over the course of a year, 12 different community groups will be working with mosaic artists Emily Fuller and Tomomi Yoshida to produce the 12 mosaic petals, with each petal featuring a word chosen by the community group. These petals will then be installed on the 14th of each month.
The commemorative piece is a collaboration created by visual arts charity ACAVA and Al Manaar, the Muslim Cultural Heritage Centre. The next group to create a petal will be Henry Dickens Community Centre during July followed by the ClementJames Centre in August. For updates on the Memorial Mosaic and other ACAVA projects, follow @ACAVAflourish on Twitter.