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Bill Viola. Mary, St Paul’s Cathedral, London. September 2016

Mary, the second permanent large-scale video installation for St Paul’s Cathedral created by the internationally acclaimed artist Bill Viola, will be inaugurated in the North Quire aisle of the cathedral on 8 September 2016 to coincide with the Feast of Mary (Press View: 9 September 09:00 to 10:00). Mary has been conceived as a companion piece to Martyrs (Earth, Air, Fire, … Continue reading

Stations of the Cross. 10 February (Ash Wednesday) – 28 March (Easter Monday)

New Stations for a ‘New Jerusalem’ – On the day he died, Jesus walked the Via Dolorosa through the streets of Jerusalem, a holy city for Jews, which would later become sacred to Christians and Muslims.  Jesus’ journey is traditionally commemorated by the Stations of the Cross.  Across the chasm of two thousand years, this tortured path resonates with current events for people of many faiths … Continue reading

Art & Christianity Enquiry Awards 2011

The Art & Christianity Enquiry (ACE) Awards celebrate architectural and artistic projects in religious buildings throughout Britain. The short-list included an Islamic Hall of Remembrance, a major stained glass window in a Cathedral as well as art and architecture in small rural parish churches. ACE gives three biennial Awards of £3,000 each for art, architecture and … Continue reading

Art & Sacred Places: Divine Transport. Call for European Partners

Art and Sacred Places invites European places of worship to become partners in a Europe-wide project, Divine Transport, a Contemporary Visual Arts Project for Sacred Places Across Europe, which promotes interaction between religion and art and specialises in exploring the relationship between art and spirituality. Divine Transport will be developed in collaboration with partner faith venues. However, it is proposed … Continue reading

Sacred Spaces in Profane Buildings a New York Archive: Storefront for Art and Architecture. 14 September – 5 November 2011

Storefront for Art and Architecture presents Sacred Spaces in Profane Buildings a New York Archive. A collective project curated by Matilde Cassani that unveils the hidden spaces within New York dedicated to the different beliefs of its citizens – profane buildings transformed into the sacred: private shrines; new bespoke religious buildings; and unofficial spaces for prayer. As part of … Continue reading