© André Wallace

I’ve passed the “Roller Skating Girl” sculpture on so many occasions and I’ve always been drawn to it. Maybe it’s the way she appears to be calm and effortlessly frozen in motion. It makes me think of skating freely with the wind in my face. That freedom and feel of flying. Her clench fist shows grit and determination. Strong like many of the roller girls in our team of #CreativePeopleOnWheels. She’s even sparked of many of a creative idea in me…. #WarningCreationzInProgress. So who is this girl? I’ve wondered for over the years and to answer the question, and the following skate by the piece during a Black Lives Matter march past, I reached out to Anderé Wallice, creator of this sculpture and “The Whisperer”  for the answer.

From André

When I contacted André, I shared my photo of myself next to Roller Skating Girl during a BLM march in London. I expressed my feeling towards the piece,…