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 […]
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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, 2018
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. […]
In completing my Professional Development project, just a reminder that I have created a summary of the two courses I completed including lots of images, useful information and a guide to resources. Please view the workshops here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8jiN-ymPIs I hope […]
En’Light’en is a research and development project uniting artistic practice with, scientists, academics, architects and health professionals. The project focus is the positive therapeutic impact of natural lighting phenomena on human experience and the artistic interpretation and simulation of such […]
The Brighton-based artist’s new artwork for the fourth plinth in London’s Trafalgar Square has been unveiled by the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan.
‘There are no black skins, there are no white skins. Human skins are just different shades of orange.’ Neil Harbisson. The British-born artist Neil Harbisson’s rare form of colour blindness and resulting appendage which enables him to hear colour was […]
The Nottingham-based artist Wolfgang Buttress attracted huge media interest with The Hive, his bee-inspired sculptural installation for the 2015 Milan Expo UK pavilion. Wayne Burrows speaks to him about the work, currently on display at Kew Gardens, and BEAM, a companion piece on show at this year’s Wirksworth Festival.
Sketchup offers such a quick way of constructing architectural spaces – a great new tool for me when putting together commission proposals. A scale plan of a space can easily be imported and traced, then converted to a 3D visualisation. […]
As the Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail celebrates its thirtieth year with the unveiling of two new commissions, Arts Council England and Forestry Commission England have announced a new four year partnership to expand and extend the reach of their Forest Art Works programme.
This blog is a record of a research and development project funded by the Arts Council and Leverhulme Trust, uniting artistic practice with scientists, academics, architects and health professionals. The projects focus is the influence of light on human experience and wellbeing.
As part of my Professional Development Bursary, I am keen to spread the new knowledge and skills gained during my recent completion of two courses. This week I met with a group of art students in Newcastle and I was able […]
Following the launch of this Arts Council funded project in May 2016, a new installation at Cheeseburn Sculpture Park (‘En-lighten: Taxus baccata’) opens to the public this weekend. Suspended in a Yew tree, this prismatic form transforms the space. Initial […]
Beginning to use the CAD skills developed at KLC on ideas for a new project. Constructing spaces and placing forms within them – I can see this working really well with Photoshop, taking still images of 3D forms created in […]