Agitos, Rings And Medals, 2019-2021 (GB Paracanoe Team)

Agitos, Rings And Medals, 2019-2021
Carrara marble, aluminium sheet, adhesive, stainless steel internal bolts and nylon spacers
Unique work (200 pieces each)
H63 x W76 x D87cm (Paralympic pt1)
H56 x W58 x D68cm (Olympic pt2)
Courtesy of GB Paralympic Canoe Team, Nottingham, UK
Partnered with British Canoeing, UK
Sponsored by Mark Humphrey Ltd, London, UK
Selected for Sports and Recreation
© Mark Humphrey

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“A LEGACY ARTWORK TO INSPIRE, UNITE AND PURSUE PERFORMANCE FOR GB PARACANOE TEAM. EXPLORING THEIR CORE PHILOSOPHY OF POWER, STRENGTH AND FOCUS, THROUGH VORTEX AND TORPEDO SHAPED PARALYMPIC AGITOS AND OLYMPIC RINGS.”

Mark Humphrey
Artist

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“THE ARTWORK IS A REPRESENTATION OF OUR TEAM CULTURE, WORK AND DEDICATION THAT UNDERPINS AND DELIVERS HIGH PERFORMANCE. THE ART IS AN INSPIRATIONAL AND CONSTANT REMINDER OF WHO WE ARE, WHAT HAS GONE BEFORE US, WHAT WE LEAVE AND WHAT WE ARE STRIVING FOR.”

Scott Simon, Head Coach
GB Paralympic Canoeing Team

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“HAVING WORKED WITH MARK BEFORE, I KNOW THE VISION AND ENERGY HE BRINGS TO HIS CREATIONS. USING ART AS A CULTURAL AND PERFORMANCE CATALYST IS A UNIQUE APPROACH, WHICH HAS THE POWER TO PROPEL GB PARACANOE TO EXCEPTIONAL SUCCESS IN TOKYO 2020.”

Nick Beighton, Paralympic bronze medalist
GB Paralympic Canoeing Team

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“IT’S BEEN INCREDIBLY EXCITING TO WORK WITH SUCH A TALENTED ARTIST AND DEVELOP A PIECE OF ART THAT IS NOT ONLY UNIQUE BUT HUGELY SIGNIFICANT TO US AS A TEAM. I BELIEVE THAT NO OTHER WORLD CLASS TEAM HAS DONE ANY THING LIKE THIS AND THE PROCESS OF WORKING TOGETHER TO DESIGN AND BUILD THE PIECE WILL BE HUGELY BENEFICIAL TO US AND OUR PERFORMANCES.

Emma Wiggs, Paralympic gold medalist and World Champion
GB Paralympic Canoeing Team

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