nicky hooper

the engage project

the engage project

Made as part of TANK, a cross disciplinary group of creative individuals who make things for a living.
We wanted to re-engage people with telephone boxes through a dynamic project involving artistic installations and community participation via civic and commercial support. We wanted to breathe new life into the telephone booth as an institution by using these existing spaces and their functioning network to re-invigorate people’s interaction with these underused spaces. We commissioned 6 artists to re-imagine the spaces. The intervention lasted for 2 weeks and was included in the Culture Night, Open House and Hard Working Class Heroes festivals. We held talks, book swaps and gigs in phone boxes.

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