Category Archives: Action

Keyhole Wires: New public artwork for HS1 in the iconic St Pancras International, London

Hybrid was commissioned to help HS1 realise a new public art project in St Pancras International Station.   The commission relocates the existing public art programme (featuring artists such as Tracy Emin and Conrad Shawcross) from the iconic train shed roof to the new extension called The Keyhole due to its design. HS1 wanted to […]

Arts Festival

Produced a large scale festival in just 3.5 weeks, delivered on time and within budget. Employed 21 artists who worked in 7 venues, delivering a successful marketing campaign reaching over 1, 500 children from a wide range of backgrounds in socially deprived areas.  Children and parents were freely able to participate in art as diverse […]

Happiness, Social Responsibility and Diversity

Delivery of a high quality programme of activity from project development to realisation. Facilitated five artists’ commissions with Walsall New Art Gallery; The National Trust; Shire Hall, Stafford and Multistory, Sandwell.  The programme developed out of research that Hybrid had delivered. Produced a series of events for those crossing the arts, community and business sectors, […]

Community based pilot events

Stakeholder engagement, pilot testing and recommendations for Westminster City Council. The work contributed towards the regeneration of the Church Street area, NW8 and shaped Westminster City Council’s Social Enterprise Strategy and five year action plan.

Programme Delivery

Partnerships are an essential part of our work. In producing a development programme for Birmingham City Council, we worked with staff across the third sector and local government departments. Collectively, we analysed the effectiveness of existing programmes, considered service redesign, piloted new models for service delivery and assessed their effectiveness with young people. The research […]

Inhabit / arTea rooms

Hybrid successfully delivered a programme of arTea rooms in five empty spaces across Birmingham. The aim was to revitalise local high streets and explore how co-production and the transfer of community/ social assets might support this aim. Hybrid negotiated contracts and agreed use of spaces with commercial, community and small traders. We worked in partnership […]

Cultural Olympiad Programme

For the London Borough of Bexley, Hybrid commissioned a wide range of artists for the Cultural Olympiad programme including Janetka Platun, Parrabbola, Seiwa Cunningham, Anna Rootes, Haccamorai and Emily Tracy. Commissions were  site specific, digital media, visual and performing arts and an extensive programme of participatory arts workshops. The participatory arts workshops reached vulnerable communities who […]