Cerith Wyn Evans follows in the footsteps of Fiona Banner whose bell fashioned from a retired jet fighter was a headline grabber of GNRC last year.
The people at GNRC talk of "an evolving and revolving kaleidoscope rearrangement of text and light".
Like Fiona Banner's Tornado, Permit Yourself is part of a GNRC strand called True Spirit, exploring the true spirit of the Olympic Games and Cultural Olympiad.
The irrepressible Kate Fox has been GNRC poet-in-residence since April and it sounds as if they are getting their money's worth.
The final ingredient of this year's cultural programme is the film Run A Mile by London-based David Blandy, winner of the annual GNRC moving image commission.