Lemn Sissay has success
written on his forehead.
The Guardian

Lemn Sissay has been turning commissioned poems into Landmarks since 1994. From The Royal Children’s Hospital to The Turner Art Gallery in Margate His poems are tattooed onto the body of his world. His work can be found in the Royal Festival Hall of London England to The British Council Offices in Addis Ababa, the streets of Manchester to a University in Huddersfield. His poem ‘Gilt of Cain’ in The City of London was unveiled by Bishop Desmond Tutu.

  • 2018, Morning tweets at Storyhouse in Chester

  • 2017, Painting of Lemn in National Portrait Gallery

  • 2017, Old Trafford, Langshaw Street

  • 2017, Hull

  • 2016, Pizzeria Addis Ababa

  • 2015, British Council Addis Ababa

  • 2015, Willesden Library

  • 2014, Greenwich Walkway

  • 2014, Surrey Quays

  • 2012, The Olympics

  • 2012, Royal London Children’s Hospital

  • 2008, The City of London

  • 2008, Shudehill Bus Station

  • 2014, University of Huddersfield

  • 2014 - 18, The Foundling Museum

  • 2013, University of Manchester

  • 2013, Toynbee Hall

  • 2006-12, The Southbank Centre

  • 1998, Rain in Manchester

  • 1992, Hardy’s Well Manchester