In 2013 ceramic artist Timothy Clapcott was invited to create an artwork for Speakers Corner in the Derby Market Place. The artwork involved taking video clips of members of the public “Speaking” whilst Tim sculpt-sketches a representation of the interviewee’s head.

Video journalist Arnold at work with a Derby member of the public 2013 whilst Tim sketches a portrait.

Video journalist Arnold at work with a Derby member of the public 2013 whilst Tim sketches a portrait.

Each sculpture was then be crafted into a ‘head’ to be installed as part of the Speakers Corner artwork on the Derby Waterfall. The video footage was uploaded onto a web-space where the public can access the footage by scanning the QR code which will be placed at each individual head. One Tag for each head will take you direct to a site where a picture of the ‘head’ will morph into a “Speaker” and their individual dialogue in the spirit of "Speakers Corner".

At the same time the artwork was created Free WiFi was also installed in the Market place for a full inter-active experience. 

The Speakers Corner annual event celebrated the installation of the artwork

Tim installing the heads.

Tim installing the heads.

http://www.derbylive.co.uk/hire-our-spaces/outdoor-spaces/about-our-outdoor-spaces/speakers-corner

 

http://www.derbylive.co.uk/hire-our-spaces/outdoor-spaces/about-our-outdoor-spaces/speakers-corner