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Observatorium. Newton’s Cottage. Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London

Newton’s Cottage is a sculpture and architectural installation by Rotterdam-based art/architecture collective Observatorium. The large scale site-specific wooden structure follows the line and form of the original canal lock keeper’s cottage, dating from 1967, that once sat at Carpenters Road Lock over the River Lea in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Named after C. Newton, the … Continue reading

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

Huttenfestival de Vlek (Hut Festival ‘The Stain’): Building a temporary settlement together. Tilburg, the Netherlands. 3 – 11 September 2011

Huttenfestival de Vlek (Hut Festival ‘The Stain’), taking place at the Railway Zone (Spoorzone) in Tilburg, the Netherlands from 3 – 11 September 2011 is a collaboration of artists, designers, architects, entertainers and visitors of all ages working together to create The Stain’ (‘De Vlek’) a real working village within a disused railway maintainance site, adjacent to … Continue reading

Observatorium: Waiting for the River. Emscher Park

Waiting for the River – Warten auf den Fluss The artist group Observatorium, Geert van de Camp, Andre Dekker and Ruud Reutelingsperger is based in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Since 1997 they have been committed to create relationships between art, landscape and society. They like their artworks to be for the common good, to create a … Continue reading