Arts and Place NOW - recordings

  • 2020

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A series of free online conversations curated by the National Arts and Place Consortium shining a light on exemplar projects amplifying the artists' voice in placemaking and exploring the future role of artists working in the public realm.

Rebecca Chesney in conversation with Helen Pheby, Head of Curatorial Programme, Yorkshire Sculpture Park (2.06.20) Focus: Rebecca reflected on her residency at YSP in 2010 that resulted in 'I'm Blue You're Yellow' located in Everton Park, Liverpool and her return as resident artist at YSP in 2020.

Sebastian Hicks in conversation with Cara Pickering, Project Manager, Coventry Modern (11.06.20) Focus: Sebastian spoke about the development and impact of temporary pavilion 'The Chapel of Many' in the wider context of placemaking in Coventry with reference to Coventry 2021, Coventry Modern and the emerging Coventry Urban Room.

Mark Titchner in conversation with Sherry Dobbin, Partner, Future City (18.06.20) Focus: Artist Mark Titchner and public art curator Sherry Dobbin focused on Titchner’s recent outdoor signage art takeover of ‘Please believe these days will pass’ at the outbreak of COVID-19 London Lockdown. Their discussion expanded to larger implications of artwork in the public realm and how issues of intention, authorship, viral distribution, facilitation and collaboration impact the artwork process and the in-person and digital viewer engagement.

Nils Norman & Diane Dever conversation with Lewis Biggs (25.06.20) Focus: Creative Folkestone.

Carolyn Deby & Michael Pigott in conversation with Sabine Coady Schaebitz, Associate Professor, School of Art and Design, Coventry University (30.06.20). Focus: Sensing the City

Katerina Seda in conversation with Charles Quick (09.07.20) Focus: For Every Dog A Different Master

Ibrahim Mahama in conversation with Selom Kudjie, Artistic Director of SCCA Tamale (16.07.20) Focus: Ibrahim's practice & development for new Savannah Centre of Contemporary Arts