In ‘Out There’, I will reflect on some recent projects which took place in public (educational) institutions: a primary school, two NHS teaching hospitals, and a local history museum. The role the artist was given varied (from ‘lead artist’ in the NHS hospitals to ‘creative practitioner’ in the school): all of them involve a considered relationship with the public or, in the case
• Set in Lauriston School, Hackney, Ghost School (2007-8) was an unfolding work (with architect Julia Dwyer and
• Outside in (Eastbourne and Hastings NHS Hospitals, 2005), a public interactive mapping of hospital journeys followed an invitation by the hospital to work with John Davies to investigate the arrival/departure spaces in both sites. The last in a series of works over three years as ‘lead artist,’ Our Storeys (North Middlesex University Hospital, 2008 ‐ : with John Davies) is a four storey ‘poetry wall’ which gathers stories and histories provided by hospital workers/local people, and combines them with images, text and poems.
• Digitate (2003‐4) (with Julia Dwyer) responded to an invitation by Enfield Council to participate in the year‐long ‘Cultural Mapping’ of Enfield alongside other artist/architect teams. Our focus was on Forty Hall, a council owned Jacobean manor which houses a local history museum. The ensuing works including a temporary street–sited piece and artefacts now installed in Forty Hall and Enfield’s Civic Centre.
|Type of Research:||Conference, Symposium or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Your affiliations with UAL:||Colleges > Chelsea College of Art and Design|
|Event Location:||Sackler Centre, V&A Museum, London, UK|
|Projects or Series:||Research Outputs Review (April 2010 - April 2011)|
|Deposited By:||INVALID USER|
|Deposited On:||09 Feb 2012 15:28|
|Last Modified:||09 Feb 2012 15:28|