The Chief Officer Culture and Economy has
authorised the City Council to enter into a grant agreement ref:
NLPG-00593209 with Arts Council England for “Hisibcus Rising
– new public artwork to achieve positive social impact”
on terms summarised in the report for a grant of £105,000.
This funding is a contribution towards the cost of fabrication and
installation of the Shonibare sculpture in Meadow Lane Green Space,
as part of the LEEDS 2023 Year of Culture programme.