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A new edition in Situations’ New Rules for Public Art series has been launched with the Plymouth Principles. A set of 11 provocations form the basis of a new public art plan for the Devon city in South West England. »
Today, step inside a forest of all the world’s trees and be surrounded by the story of the planet. Situations and the University of Bristol unveil Hollow, a new public artwork by Katie Paterson and Zeller & Moye. Hollow is »
What Happens Now? Public Art Melbourne Biennial Lab Situations Director Claire Doherty co-convenes Melbourne’s inaugural Public Art Biennial Lab this June, over a two-week intensive she will work with ten artists and collectives, alongside a team of curators, writer and thinkers to re-imagine »
“The city cannot be scripted, the person cannot be scripted.” Artist Myriam Lefkowitz’s ongoing project Walk, Hands, Eyes (a city) examines the relationship formed between a city and its inhabitants. Over the course of an hour’s silent walk through a city, a participant »
Arts organisations from across Plymouth collaborated with Situations to develop The Public Art Plan and Plymouth Principles. Situations Broaden Horizons with The Plymouth Principles: New Rules for Public Art. Working with artists and organisations from across the city of Plymouth in »
Situations invites you to explore and see places anew with artists from across the globe.
Katie Paterson in collaboration with Zeller & Moye has gathered 10,000 tree species spanning time and space for Hollow. A new public artwork for Bristol, commissioned by the University of Bristol. Step inside a structure that is made of thousands of »
Following the success of the Artes Mundi 6 Prize, awarded to Chicago-based artist Theaster Gates, we are pleased to share the shortlist for Artes Mundi 7, the seventh edition of the UK’s leading biennial art prize. Congratulations to the seven shortlisted »
Between October 29 – November 21, 2015 Theaster Gates staged his first UK public project in Bristol as part of the cultural programme for Bristol 2015 European Green Capital. We believe in the capacity of artists to imagine new visions »
To mark the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta at the historic site of Runnymede Hew Locke produced a new public art work called The Jurors. Situations invited Hew Locke to produce a new public artwork which formed part of an international gathering at »
Situations invited Berlin-based Michael Sailstorfer to conceive of a project for Folkestone Triennial 2014, which would respond to the particularities of the English coastal town and former port. Sailstorfer has announced that he has buried 30 pieces of 24-carat gold under »
In summer 2012, Nowhereisland a large-scale island originating from the Arctic journeyed around the south west region of England, stopping at ports and harbours as a visiting ‘island nation’. Over 23,000 people from 135 countries across the world became a part of the Nowhereisland story.
Situations, in partnership with publisher Art / Books, Public Art Agency Sweden, and the European Network of Public Art Producers are proud to announce the publication of Out of Time, Out of Place: Public Art (Now), a dynamic international survey which brings together »
A work specially commissioned for the Bristol Art Weekender, Annika Kahrs invited you to take a seat amidst an audience of songbirds for an enchanting recital of one of composer, Franz Liszt’s best-loved piano solos.
Commissioned as part of New Situationists, a programme dedicated to supporting artists to experiment and to test out ideas in the public realm, artists BC System worked with Situations to design and gift a series of bespoke tattoos of the word ‘forever’.
A monumental installation was formed from a colossal mass of inorganic rubbish borrowed from local recyclers and the dump: abandoned vehicles, tyres, compacted plastic, household appliances, bicycles, supermarket trolleys and – on closer inspection – garden and domestic objects, including »
To mark the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta at the historic site of ...
Situations Lunch Club takes place on the first Tuesday of every month in our ...
Amy Franceschini of Futurefarmers instigated a demonstration garden in front of ...
In summer 2012, Nowhereisland a large-scale island originating from the Arctic ...
Miners strikes, blackouts, glam rock, acid house, It Is What It Is: ...
One Day Sculpture was an award-winning cumulative series of 20 public artworks ...
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