• Silk River Closing Ceremony Kolkata

    Silk River Closing Ceremony Kolkata

  • Silk River India

    Silk River India

  • Silk River at Diwali in Trafalgar Square

    Silk River at Diwali in Trafalgar Square

  • Silk River UK walk now complete!

    Silk River UK walk now complete!

  • Thurrock 100 Book - Buy yours today!

    Thurrock 100 Book - Buy yours today!

  • Kinetika in Ethiopia

    Kinetika in Ethiopia

  • World Class Bespoke Design

    World Class Bespoke Design

  • 19 Year Track Record

    19 Year Track Record

  • Far Reaching High Quality Engagement

    Far Reaching High Quality Engagement

  • Legacy Building

    Legacy Building

  • Artist Led

    Artist Led

News

December 16, 2017

Silk River Closing Ceremony

Silk River has been in the making for over two years, involving 20 communities along the banks of the rivers Thames and the Hooghly, engaging thousands of participants and teams of artists.
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December 1, 2017

Silk River India Launches

Silk River India Launches! A Journey of surprises along the Hooghly to celebrate a major bilateral year of cultural exchange between the UK and India.
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Recent Work

  • Tilbury on the Thames Trust Workshops

    Carnival Projects, Participatory Projects, Placemaking, Projects

    Be part of the Tilbury Cruise Terminal story: Celebrating the Past, Imagining the Future. Download the flyer here:Laying the Keel...

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  • Processions

    Participatory Projects, Projects

    Kinetika is delighted to be taking part in PROCESSIONS, a mass participation artwork to mark the centenary of the Representation of the People Act, which gave the first British women the right to vote.

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  • Thurrock 100 Tales 2017

    Participatory Projects, Placemaking, Projects, School Projects, Walking Projects

    'Thurrock 100 Tales' walking festival 7-9th July 2017

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  • Greenham:  War and Peace

    Participatory Projects, Placemaking, Projects, School Projects

    Greenham:  War and Peace 10 four-meter silk banners have been created by Kinetika artistic director Ali Pretty together with the...

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  • Linking Our Futures – UK & Ethiopia 2016

    Participatory Projects, Projects, School Projects

    With thanks to participating schools: Herringham Primay – Thurrock William Edwards Secondary – Thurrock Tannery Drift First School – Royston...

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  • Thurrock 100 Stories 2016

    City Centre Projects, Participatory Projects, Projects, School Projects, Walking Projects

    Building on the success of our 2015 project, the aim of Thurrock 100 Stories 2016 was to engage with an even wider community from...

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  • Patron’s Lunch Puppets – 2016

    Design Studio, Projects

    Kinetika was commissioned to make two giant puppets to represent all school children – one boy and one girl. It...

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  • Link Ethiopia Celebrations – Gondar 2016

    Participatory Projects, Projects, School Projects, Walking Projects

    January 2016 saw a Kinetika team led by Ali and Mark and 8 volunteer artists being invited to run a two week project working...

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  • UAE Day Parade – Milan Expo 2015

    Design Studio, Projects

    In September 2015 Kinetika was commissioned by EventLab on behalf of Dubai Expo 2020 to design a celebratory parade to...

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  • Royal Opera House Silks – Deloitte Ignite 2015

    Design Studio, Projects

    This commission was of personal significance to artist Ali Pretty, who designed a stunning silk installation inspired by the Royal Opera...

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  • Thurrock 100 – 2015

    Participatory Projects, Projects, School Projects, Walking Projects

    Thurrock 100  is a unique cultural project that aims to strengthen Thurrock’s shared identity, foster pride in its heritage, and create...

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  • Cerebral Palsy Games – Nottingham 2015

    Participatory Projects, Projects, School Projects

    With a theme of Aspirations and Transformations, the designs for the ceremonies for  Cerebral Palsy (CP) Games were always going to be brilliant....

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