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Michael Pinsky: The City Speaks. HULL2017. 3 February – 31 December 2017

Michael Pinsky’s The City Speaks, is a commission for HULL 2017. A steel lectern located on the quayside of Humber Dock offers a platform for members of the public to broadcast their thoughts and feelings. A hidden microphone captures their words and sends them to a data processing cloud which transcribes their phases into a scrolling dot-matrix … Continue reading

Illuminated River Foundation – Six Designers shortlisted, September 2016

The Illuminated River Foundation announced  that the first stage of the Illuminated River International Design Competition, backed by the Mayor of London and the Rothschild Foundation, attracted 105 team submissions from around the world. Forty-seven per cent of the teams came from overseas. No design was sought at the first stage, rather competitors made submissions based … Continue reading

Birmingham Big Art Project

Big Art Talks  –  A series of keynote lectures by the five shortlisted artists  Keith Wilson, Roger Hiorns, Susan Philipsz, Heather & Ivan Morison, Brian Griffiths in the lead up to the selection of the winning commission. Each of the artists will present their vision for the Birmingham Big Art Project in relation to the important ideas and … Continue reading

Alberobello Light Festival, Apulia, Italy. July 23 – 31, 2016

The Alberobello Light Festival in Apulia, southern Italy, presents multimedia and light installations, video mapping, and performances by international artists André Banha, Claudia Reh, Katarzyna Malejka and Joachim Sługocki, Tilen Sepič, Mario and Dimitri (Maro Avrobou and Dimitri Xenakis), Bulb (Cyril Minois and Pascale Delaye), Matthew Watkins, in the evocative architecture of a UNESCO World Heritage … Continue reading

Edinburgh Art Festival Commissions – More Lasting than Bronze. 28 July-28 August 2016

Edinburgh Art Festival (EAF) presents seven new commissions as part of the 2016 Commissions Programme and work by 250 artists, in more than 40 exhibitions across 30 of Edinburgh’s museums, galleries and artist-run spaces. The UK’s largest annual festival of visual arts combines Scottish and international contemporary art alongside major solo and survey shows of artists … Continue reading