Tagged with arts and landscape

Guest blog: Wiltshire artists reflect on the outcome of the bursaries inspired by their individual relationships with the local heritage landscape

Guest blog: Wiltshire artists reflect on the outcome of the bursaries inspired by their individual relationships with the local heritage landscape

The Frames of Reference bursaries was a project funded by Bloor Homes as part of the public art commissioning programme for the King’s Gate development in Amesbury. Public Art commissioner Ginkgo Projects worked with Wiltshire Council’s arts service to select 6 local artists, awarding £2,000 each to aid with the creation of new work inspired … Continue reading

Guest blog: Erlestoke Unearthed

Guest blog: Erlestoke Unearthed

“Miss, why are you here? Why are you bothering with us?” Half way through our project and one participant can’t get his head around the fact that a couple of historians, a theatre maker and a facilitator chose to come into a prison to work with a group of men on an archaeology and identity … Continue reading

Artworks for Riverdown Park and the new country park

Artworks for Riverdown Park and the new country park

Wiltshire Council Arts  Service through the planning process secured a commitment from Barratt Homes to deliver public art that would engage the local community. This project is now underway. More information on one of the first elements of the project is below: Artist Kerry Lemon has been commissioned by Barratt Homes for a project developed alongside … Continue reading

Training: Walking, Imagining, Writing workshop for writers

Would you like to explore ways of walking to inspire your creativity, connect with your senses and create a deeper understanding of place? The Walkshop explores a range of approaches to walking, imagining and interpreting your surroundings, linking personal memories and associations with landscape, whilst introducing new ways to capture your impressions. Through a combination … Continue reading

Opportunity: Public realm commission – Artist/urban designer/landscape architect sought for public realm projects in Poole, Dorset

There’s an opportunity for an artist/urban designer/landscape architect in regenerating Poole in Dorset. You’ll work as part of an engineering team on regeneration developments. We want to increase the quality of the resident and visitor experience. Our aim is to encourage repeat visits, which will help the local economy. More details at http://theartsdevelopmentcompany.org.uk/stories/jobs-and-opportunities/poole-regeneration/ Deadline for expression of … Continue reading