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Tatton Park Biennial is a new contemporary art event for the UK supported by The Northwest Regional Development Agency; Arts Council England, Northwest; Cheshire County Council; Cheshire's Year of Gardens 08; The National Trust; Manchester Airport; The Tatton Park Trust and Tatton Park. The Biennial is staged from May to September 2008 and presented in association with Cheshire? Year of Gardens 08. Curated by Danielle Arnaud and Jordan Kaplan from commissioning group Parabola, the 2008 Biennial theme is Botanical Collections and Collectors. Over 30 artists, performers and writers have developed new work in response to Tatton Park's gardens, investigating the legacy of collections, collectors and the designed landscape amid current issues of climate change and globalisation. The Biennial supports the work of emerging and established artists through a commissioning process that reveals the history of the Park and is a launch pad for future events that will further understanding of exceptional artistic practice within the laboratory of this National Trust property.
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Open Competition Commissioning Opportunities. The third Tatton Park Biennial opens in May 2012, with up to 20 new commissions from some of the most innovative artists working today. Each work will respond to the Biennial theme, ‘Flights of Fancy’, addressing the mechanics of flight, Tatton’s aeronautical legacies and the human ambition to fly, figuratively or metaphorically. For the second time, the Biennial is inviting artist entries for two Open Competitions:Read full listing…