We re running a three day ad hoc production stall called
exchange" on Reuters Plaza/Canary Wharf, as part of the
London Festival of Architecture
Local material: shredded paper from some of the large
corporations (extremely fine stuff!).
Tool: a handpress on a mobile stall.
To do what: to compress shredded paper and anything else from
your pockets into balls.
It s less about function but about fun.
The brand new Abbey Gardens Honesty
Stall will accompany us, with a bag full of compost and seeds
to compress seed-bombs in exchange.
Fri 25th - Sun 27th July, daily from 11.00 - 17.00.
With Emmett Walsh and Millie Harvey
public works has been invited to run a workshop
on cultural mapping in Nikosia as part of the Euromed Heritage
programme an EU funded programme which contributes to
mutual understanding and dialogue between cultures through the
The workshop will take place from the 17th to the 19th of June.
You can read more about the workshop in the Euromed Heritage
We have been invited via Dr Julie Scott, Senior Research Fellow
for Tourism, Culture and Development from London Metropolitan
Business School. Julie and our path have crossed on many different
projects which dealt with aspects cultural mapping (e.g. Folkestonomy)
and tangible or intangible history (e.g. Folk Float)
We are also currently collaborating with Julie and Jonathan on
an EU funded project in India adventurously entitled
Ethnomagic which is lead by Banglanatak a very
energetic NGO based in Kolkata, India.
public works created a new informal space - a
dye garden in a left over space in St Angela Ursuline Catholic
school in Forest Gate, London - as part of a year long
residency for the Whitechapel Gallery's 'Contested Spaces'
The project opens at the Whitechapel Gallery on 16th
June 4pm-6pm, please come and join us.
There will be an open talk about the project on 17th June at
6:30pm at the Whitechapel Gallery. The project questions the role
of artist residencies in schools and demonstrates the spatial
potentials it can create.
public works is currently working on a three
part commission for the Triemli Hospital in Zürich, Switzerland.
The City of Zürich has initiated an ambitious 10 year long public
art programme which will take place inside the Hospital. The
programme "Kunststation Triemli" is curated by Karin Frei
Bernasconi together with Sabine Schaschl and Barnaby Drabble and
will be launched on the 8th of July 2010.
public works are involved in designing and
setting up the mobile space to house and implement the art
programme on site, as well as running a six months long ad hoc
production workshop in the hospital. Additionally we have designed
the website for the programme which will go live with the
public works designed the Honesty Stall for
"What Will the
Harvest Be? , a community garden project by Somewhere at Abbey Gardens in Stratford, East
The stall was launched on Saturday the 12th of June 2010 as part
of the Abbey Gardens Summer Fair. The Abbey Garden Honesty Stall
will become part of the International Village Shop
initiative which links local production across a network of rural
and urban places.
The shop will be open
for the evening.
This time at Tate Britain as part of Grizedale's curation of "Late
at Tate" on
Friday 4th June from 18.00.