The four shortlisted designs for the new UK Windrush monument have been revealed. Artists Basil Watson, Jeannette Ehlers, Thomas J Price and Valda Jackson have unveiled their designs for the national Windrush Monument at London Waterloo station.
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The artists, all of Caribbean descent, were shortlisted earlier this year to design a permanent tribute to the Windrush generation to honour how they have enriched our nation’s history.
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The monument will recognise how the Windrush Generation have enriched the UK’s history and will be a permanent tribute to a generation of arrivals from the Caribbean to the UK—from the arrival of MV Empire Windrush in 1948 and in the decades that followed.
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It is expected to be unveiled on Windrush Day—June 22, 2022.
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Each of the artists has created a video unveiling their design for the Monument, which will be located on the station’s upper concourse, and explaining more about their artistic practice.