Our Moth has landed!
Rollits has pledged its support to A Moth for Amy, a massengagement public art project based on the concept of the hugelysuccessful Larkin with Toads initiative.
Giant moth sculptures, created by local sculptor, SaffronWaghorn, and painted by artists in a variety of designs are beingplaced at locations across Hull, East Yorkshire and beyond readyfor the Amy Johnson Festival launch on Friday, 1 July
The Moth for Amy project is part of a wider cultural festival,using Amy's legacy to create an exciting programme from Julythrough to September based on art, science and engineering. Theaims of the festival are to raise awareness of Amy Johnson'sachievements as an aviator, as an engineer and as a woman of hertime, to encourage young women to consider engineering and thesciences as career choices through the presentation of positiverole models and creative projects and to help set the scene forHull UK City of Culture 2017.
Pat Coyle, Marketing & Client Relations Director at Rollitssaid: " Amy Johnson was one of the most influential andinspirational women of the twentieth century. She was the firstwoman to fly solo from England to Australia in 1930 and set astring of other records throughout her career.
"More than 45 businesses from across the city and the regionhave backed this project and we are delighted that our Moth was thefirst one to be installed this morning.
"People leaving work tonight will have their first opportunityto see our "Moth for Amy" on Citadel House."
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