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A Room for London: South Bank Centre, London. January-December 2012

A Room for London: A one-bedroom architectural installation and related programme of events on the roof of the Queen Elizabeth Hall at the South Bank, London. It was built as a collaboration between Living Architecture and Artangel, in association with Southbank Centre. A night on the boathouse overlooking the River Thames was offered as a … Continue reading

Artangel: Audio Obscura. Lavinia Greenlaw. St Pancras Station, London. 13 September – 23 October 2011

St Pancras Station has been the site of some controversial proposals for art works since its re-opening. Paul Day’s 9-metre high bronze sculpture of a piscine headed couple embracing, The Meeting Place, included designs for a relief depicting a commuter falling in front of a train driven by the grim reaper, which unsurprisingly was not realised. Another … Continue reading

Artangel: Locked Room Scenario. Ryan Gander. 30 August – 23 October 2011

In Alain Robbe Grillet’s The Eraser’s Inspector Wallas, the novel’s protagonist, finds himself appointed to investigate a crime in a town only vaguely familiar to him. He and the reader are soon immersed, and often lost, in the town’s labyrinthine streets and the plot’s frequent duplication of character and event; only serving to confound the … Continue reading

Artangel: 1395 Days Without Red. Šejla Kamerić & Anri Sala in collaboration with Ari Benjamin Myers

The title of Šejla Kamerić and Anri Sala’s soon to be screened dual film project for Artangel refers to the 1395 days between 1992 and 1996 when the city of Sarajevo was under siege. During this time residents were advised not to go into the streets wearing bright colours. It was feared that to do … Continue reading

Artangel / Living Architecture: David Kohn and Fiona Banner. ‘A Room for London’ – Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre

David Kohn Architects and artist Fiona Banner have been selected to design A Room for London, a temporary installation that will sit on top of the Queen Elizabeth Hall at Southbank Centre, London, during the Olympic Year of 2012. 

The brief for the design competition for A Room for London, was to create a room on one of the most visible sites … Continue reading