Limited edition newspaper launches a five-year programme of 50 artworks that will trace the 25km route of the new ‘super sewer’ that will help tackle sewage overflows into the River Thames.
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Art UK has begun a three-year project to catalogue the UK’s publicly-owned sculpture collection.
Presenting the En’Light’en project at the Velux Symposium in Berlin, then engaging with the audience was a fantastic opportunity to share ideas on the theme of light and wellbeing and to explain the aims of the En’Light’en project to a […]
Well, we’ve been preparing the hall for the participatory part of the project. It’s all ready for people to come along and get creating the piece with us. On Monday 29 and Tuesday 30 May, and Saturday 3 June between […]
Here’s some images of the space pre-intervention. Already some interesting objects, including some terracotta roof tiles. Could be originals, made in the Commondale brickworks? Also some evidence of visiting sheep. Nice to see both clay and sheep in the space […]
I’m my studio today finally going through all my project receipts, adding things up and reflecting on the 2 exhibitions I’ve just finished. The last month and a half have been taken up with finishing and installing the project I […]
Come along and be part of an art event in Commondale celebrating three key parts of Commondale’s history: clay, sheep and community. Make three sheep out of clay – one for you and two for the flock that will remain […]
This international symposium had as it’s focus how light can be used to create buildings that promote human health and well-being. Attracting world renowned architects; designers; engineers and researchers, it provided an exciting forum for the exchange of ideas and for the sharing of innovative work […]
Following our first rural, interactive, community- and time-based public installation…exploring the process, history, community, surroundings, landscape…
The founder and director of Bristol-based public art producer Situations has been appointed director of Arnolfini gallery.
12 artists will compete to be named the second Gillian Dickinson North East Young Sculptor of the Year, with the winner receiving £6,500 to make new work.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: Tate St Ives reopens following £20 million refurbishment and Beijing artists’ studios demolished.
Painting with light at the Wolsfon Institute, Durham University. A study of the natural fall of light in the main atrium space led to the development of a series of ‘Prismatic Light Shelves’ that reflect and refract light patterns beyond […]
As a member of Artangel’s production team, Laura Purseglove is used to site-specific working and navigating the complexities of staging art projects in historic buildings. All of which will be useful experience for her role at ACE Trust, where over the next two years she will be developing a programme of exhibitions and commissions for churches and cathedrals throughout the UK. Pippa Koszerek finds out more.
London Underground has completed its restoration of Eduardo Paolozzi’s Tottenham Court Road station mosaics as part of an extensive modernisation and expansion of the station.
An exciting start to 2017 with my appointment as Artist in Residence at Durham University. Supported by the Leverhulme Trust, this appointment will enable me to build on the exciting work currently underway in the En’Light’en project, which has been […]
I sat down with Kenn Taylor, for a chat about participation, context and public art. Kenn Taylor is Head of Participation at The Tetley, and is leading on their part in the Dewsbury Road project. The Tetley have been asked […]
As with the proposed new artwork for Dewsbury Road, it’s become apparent to me that it’s very different commissioning a public artwork for neighbourhoods is very different to installing work in a city centre. When I spoke to Kenn Taylor […]
One area of Leeds which really appreciates the addition of public sculpture is the University of Leeds campus. Recently they have unveiled two new pieces of public art on their Leeds city centre campus, adding to a rich portfolio of […]
Earlier this year, The Tetley, along with a board of community members, stakeholders and arts organisation members chose Chris Jarrett as the artist who would create two gateway sculptures for Dewsbury Road in Leeds. Dewsbury Road in South Leeds is […]
A favourite public realm artwork of mine that inhabits Leeds is ‘Mene Mene’ a collection of 13 artworks created by Pippa Hale, David Hawkins and Stuart Tarbuck for Situation Leeds in 2005. It is a series of text based works, displayed in […]
Introducing my research threads and professional development bursary, shadowing The Tetley as they commission new pieces of public art.
A team led by the American light artist Leo Villareal with British architects and urban planners Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands, has won the Illuminated River International Design Competition.
Venue:Pearson Park, Hull
From:December 07, 2016
To:December 31, 2017
Location:North East England
The Ouseburn Open Studios weekend hosted an exhibition entitled ‘Process’ at the 36 Lime Street Gallery. This provided an exciting oppportunity to exhibit work in progress and some experimental models produced in the studio as part of the En’Light’en project. […]