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Shore, Tim (2011) Drift. [Art/Design Item]

Type of Research: Art/Design Item
Creators: Shore, Tim

Drift is a site-specific artwork for Situation Critical; the Contemporary Visual Arts programme of the Wirksworth Festival 2011


A serious but playful work that invites people to take part, and asks questions about place, meaning and heritage by way of a seemingly random and provocative juxtaposition of two sites that can be read as industrial ‘relics’: the urban and historic Conservation area of Wirksworth (in a non-urban setting) and the urban Battersea Power Station site in London. Both sites are connected by: an overwhelming (tactile and experiential) built environment; a rich industrial heritage; geographical opposition; divergent responses and solutions to how we deal with place and locality.

Keywords/subjects not otherwise listed: site specific, installation, architecture, built, environment, Wirksworth, Battersea Power Station
Your affiliations with UAL: Colleges > London College of Communication
Date: 9 September 2011
Copyright Holders: Tim Shore
Related Websites: http://timshore.wordpress.com, http://www.wirksworthfestival.co.uk/home/curated-programme/key-venues/the-parish-room/tim-shore-, http://www.wirksworthfestival.co.uk/, http://www.wirksworthfestival.co.uk/home/curated-programme, http://www.wirksworthfestival.co.uk/home/curated-programme/key-
Related Websites:
Related Publications: 'Drift', artist’s book (A6, 16 pages, colour, edition of 500 copies)
Projects or Series: Research Outputs Review (April 2010 - April 2011)
Locations / Venues:
LocationFrom DateTo Date
Wirksworth Festival The Parish Rooms, Wirksworth, Derbyshire9 September 201125 September 2011
Material/Media: mdf, acrylic, vinyl lettering, brick, paper
Measurements or Duration of item: Installation (180cmWx230cm Hx100cmD) Booklet (A6 148mmx105mm)
Date Deposited: 02 Nov 2011 14:12
Last Modified: 09 Nov 2023 04:46
Item ID: 3495
URI: https://ualresearchonline.arts.ac.uk/id/eprint/3495

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