9th September 2015

Intriguing images from Europa

Robert Sollis of graphic design duo Europa and illustrator Peter Nencini are collaborating to deliver one of the main artist commissions of Market Town. They are experimenting with the possibility of creating a new visual identity for Loughborough, using objects that have been manufactured or traded in the town. In doing so, they are working with several local manufacturers, institutions, and businesses, and undertaking research visits to learn more about Loughborough past and present. These are some of the fascinating images from their latest visit, all courtesy of Peter Nencini.

Do you recognise any of the objects? Do you know that purpose they serve? Do any of them represent what Loughborough means to you?

The evolution of the bell clapper at John Taylor & Co. Bell Foundry

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Bespokes made with individual parathletes at Loughborough University's Sports Technology Institute

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19th Century tatting shuttle at Charnwood Museum

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Tatting notations to ringers' algorithmic 'blue lines' at John Taylor & Co. Bell Foundry

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Buckminsterfullerene innards at Loughborough University's Sports Technology Institute

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Midway between a 32-panel truncated icosahedron and a 6-panel 'Brazuca' ball at Loughborough University's Sports Technology Institute

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Vital communal distribution and exchange over the desk at John Storer House

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Jigsaw weight - adaptive evidence of the transformative power of market day at Loughborough market

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July 2018

New public art commission

July 2018

New public art commission

Loughborough University is inviting proposals from an artist to design a new public artwork which will act as a gateway feature for a new hall of residence at the University.

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January 2018

Artist Lecture Programme

January 2018

Artist Lecture Programme

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December 2017

CO-LAB

December 2017

CO-LAB

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September 2017

Market Town shortlisted for award

September 2017

Market Town shortlisted for award

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