Communities Mental Health & Wellbeing Fund

Year 1 Awardee

Spikin Walls

Type of initiative funded: Group Activity


Funding awarded: £1905


Project description:

This project will enable group members, creatives and artists to reconnect – working on a series of murals across the city with a Doric theme.. Artists, photographers, Film crew, site manager, event team and social media influencers are directly involved. The public will see their local culture and language displayed in a public, engaging, and meaningful way; thus, improving the mental wellbeing to. The main mural will be on a large barn located in Kirkhill forest visible from the western peripheral route. This will be of a Giant pheasant with the Doric term SCOWP (to scamper or scurry). Boards will also be delivered to ten artists and paired with Doric speakers/Poets. Together they will come up with an original and innovative design, incorporating street art and Doric. Their work will be displayed in venues in community venues throughout the City.