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Arts on the Waterways 2014 – contemporary art commissions

 Arts on the Waterways is a programme of contemporary art commissions including sonic installations, sculpture walks, floating musical residencies and canal side cinema aimed at challenging public perceptions about Britain’s 2,000 miles of historic waterways to reconnect local communities with their local canal or river. The Canal & River Trust’s contemporary arts programme highlights include … Continue reading

Françoise Schein: Artiste des droits humains. CIVA Brussels. 21.02.2014 – 4.05.2014.

Artist, architect and urbanist – Françoise Schein’s work focuses on an educational and artistic path centered on human rights engaged in democratic issues of the contemporary world. The Franco-Belgian artist’s career has been crossed by encounters and collaborations that have defined her work in mapping world spaces to creating participatory urban projects. She is recognized for her many … Continue reading

Liam Curtin: Meccano Bridge, Bolton

“Building a bridge from giant Meccano is the fulfillment of a childhood dream. I spent my entire childhood building mechanical devices from Meccano and now we have the largest Meccano style set in the world.” Liam Curtin Designed by public artist Liam Curtin, a £90,000 galvanised steel footbridge built with scaled up Meccano style pieces … Continue reading

Public Art in Liverpool – Animate the Underground

Animate the Underground commissions public art works for underground stations in Merseyside, Liverpool and Wirral as part of the Merseytravel public transport system. Local artist Grant Searl was commissioned to create five large-scale artworks displayed within the stations that are both local and site-specific. Searl’s personal style of Romantic Surrealism merges 21st century interpretations of pre-Raphaelite … Continue reading

Christopher Janney. Harmonic Convergence. Interactive Art Installation. Basel Miami Beach 2011

Harmonic Convergence, a large-scale art installation by artist, architect and composer Christopher Janney, was installed at Miami International Airport in conjunction with Art Basel Miami Beach and Design Miami 2011, 1- 4 December, hosted by Miami-Dade County’s Art in Public Places. “This is my fifth project in South Florida. It is one of my favorite places … Continue reading