Only In The Movies

03072 2015-10-01 Lower Shankill Angels+
Young people from the Lower Shankill pose in the style of a movie poster: “You must have dreams and goals if you are ever going to achieve anything in this world.” The info panel (shown below) incorrectly states that the board replaces a loyalist H-Block mural (of which there were two versions: yellow (M02473) | orange) and, before that, a UDU-UFF-UDA mural; these were on different walls and this board replaces only the Maze mural.
This is the second of five recently-launched murals in the lower Shankill. The first to be featured was I Am Not Resilient.
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03073 2015-10-01 Lower Shankill Angels info+
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text: X03702 X03073 the lower shankill angels youth group came together to create their very own movie style poster celebrating the strength of their group their aspirations and their love and respect for the community the also wanted to highly how they as young people are often misunderstood artist lesley cherry led the photographic workshops drawing out stories about the groups hopes and fears for the future and how some wanted to stay in the area while others wanted to travel and see the world all agreed that the lower shankill would always have a special place in their hearts this artwork celebrates their ambition and optimism at this stage in their lives this artwork was funded by the housing executive working in partnership with the lower shankill community association the artwork replace the a UDA/UDA and the Freedom 2000 mural which featured HM Maze Prison
mark adair megan aiken nathan arbuthnor craig ballentine ryan baxter justin baxter darnel bell latisha brant CJ burke rabileigh crooks morgan dillon alanna flynn nathan hill brandon irvine curtis irvine marcus kane dylan kane megan mccaw simone mccormick jordan mckeag brittney mckeag kerri-lee mclaughlin jenni mclaughlin glenn mcquillan thomas mitchell jordan mullan morgan patterson lauren stewart chloe stewart becky turner craig wilson

One thought on “Only In The Movies

  1. Anonymous 2016-02-22 / 4:59 pm

    First of all, Thank you for putting our new murals on your site. I’d just like to add that the murals featured on the information panels are a record of what used to be on that wall AND nearby walls, as we wanted a record of our past as well as our future. Several of the murals were removed as part of projects managed by the Housing Executive, plus redevelopment within the estate. Several old style murals are recorded beside newer community artworks, again as a record of what used to be in the area. This is a practice we have employed on several of our ReImaging projects, as we use art as a catalyst for change. We asked the artist to put these murals on the panels to remind us of what was there. Thank you Shankill Resident.

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