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Urban intervention, street art and public space. Publication. February 2017

Urban intervention, street art and public space Editors: Pedro Costa, Paula Guerra and Pedro Soares Neves February 2017 – ISBN: 978-989-97712-6-0 Editing this publication opens a new approach for the Urbancreativity publication activity, for the first time editing content that’s developed by partners and not by the research topic structure alone. This book it has … Continue reading

Musarc- The Choir: Radio 3, 26 February 2017 4pm

Musarc, one of the UK’s most progressive choral ensembles. Based at Cass Art, Architecture and Design, London Metropolitan University, Musarc explores performance and composition in the context of society, architecture and the city. As they look forward to appearing at Do Disturb, a weekend of events taking place in the Palais de Tokyo in Paris … Continue reading

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

SALT Festival of the Sea & Environment, Folkestone. 29 September – 2 October

Alec Finlay‘s commission for the SALT Festival of the Sea & Environment, Folkestone, features Naval Semaphore flags, displayed by the lighthouse and on a boat moored in the Outer Harbour. The signal is a homage to the quiet anguish of Stevie Smith’s proverbial line not waving but drowning, memorialising one who went much too far out. … Continue reading

Origin, Belfast – A conceptually and fundamentally bad ‘piece of public art’

‘Origin’, is  a 6-metre high raindrop on a 5-metre pole, adding up to an 11-metre high piece of public art overlooking the city of Belfast, on Squire’s Hill in Cavehill Country Park, placed on 16 September 2016, to coincide with Culture Night 2016. Sadly, ‘Origin’ is a really poor example of a ‘piece of public … Continue reading