Category Archives: Public Art

The Aesthetics of the Strip Mall

I am currently researching the architecture and aesthetics of Strip Malls for the design competition I am launching in collaboration with the City-Region Studies Centre (see previous post for details). The design competition will ask for submissions to reinvent the … Continue reading

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Documentation of Art-Geography Talk @ Glasgow Sculpture Studios

As promised here is the documentation of the talk given by Kate Foster at GSS giving examples of collaborative creative work on environmental change from art and geography (happened on June 23, 2011). In the talk Kate Foster invites responces … Continue reading

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155 Freeman: Triple Canopy, Light Industry, Public School

I don’t normally like to advertise but this is a great project worth supporting if you have a few bucks to spare: For Video: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/triplecanopy/155-freeman-triple-canopy-light-industry-public-sc/widget/video.html “This September, three New York-based nonprofits—Triple Canopy, an online magazine, Light Industry, a cinema, and The Public … Continue reading

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Urban Undercurrents

Friend of Experimental Geography in Practice Adeola Enigbokan, of archivingthecity, will be participating in Urban Undercurrents part of the Urban Festival organized by The New School. If you are in or visiting New York come out on the evening of April 21 (Thursday) … Continue reading

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Becoming Geographer-Artist…

Although unfortunately unable to attend in person, slide-shows documenting 2 creative projects I have instigated and collaboratively created and curated are being shown in a session entitled “Geographer- artists: creative practice as research tool?” at the annual meeting of the … Continue reading

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Terrible Karma’s Insertion into the Glossy World of Western Canada Fashion Week

As I mentioned in an earlier post the collaborative audio-visual work  – Terrible Karma: reverberations of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire – created by Adeola Enigbokan and myself was being shown at Western Canada Fashion week’s official after party Splash! last … Continue reading

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Terrible Karma: reverberations of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

This week I am travelling to the city of New York to premier the audio-visual installation Terrible Karma: reverberations of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire that has been created and curated by Adeola Enigbokan and myself. Terrible Karma is a mobile audio-visual … Continue reading

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SymbioticA’s Adaption Program Showcases Art-Geography Collaborations

SymbioticA is an artistic laboratory dedicated to the research, learning, critique and hands-on engagement with the life sciences. Under the direction of Oron Catts, SymbioticA’s emphasis is on experiential practice. SymbioticA facilitates a thriving program of residencies, research, academic courses, … Continue reading

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MAP: Movement Art Public/Make Art Public

I have recently been introduced to MAP: Movement Art Public/Make Art Public. Founded in January 2006, in Montreal Quebec, MAP is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of art and culture in everyday life. MAP applies an innovative strategy … Continue reading

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Bask in the Limelight Courtesy of Sans façon

      Sans façon, a collaborative art practice between British artist, Tristan Surtees, and French architect, Charles Blanc, are currently touring their public light installation: Limelight: Saturday Night. The work was chosen to form part of a series of works … Continue reading

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