University of Bristol, Stoke Bishop Public Art Programme

Field Art Projects were appointed in spring 2012 to develop and deliver a public art strategy and programme for the University of Bristol’s residential site at Stoke Bishop, north Bristol.  The project culminates with the launch of Sarah Staton’s new work Edith & Hans this week.

Bristol Arena

Field Art Projects are advising the Design Team for the new Bristol Arena on their art strategy and the art programme being delivered alongside the building.

Future Perfect

Jes Fernie and Theresa Bergne, Field Art Projects, co-curated Future Perfect, a public art programme for the Hengrove Ward, a residential area in south Bristol, built primarily in the post-war era.

Southmead Hospital

Field Art Projects advised Willis Newson on the selection of artists for three landmark commissions for the new Southmead Hospital, commissioned by North Bristol NHS Trust.

Work as a Movement Archive

The Work as Movement Archive (WAMA) event took place in May 2012, the culmination of a year’s preparation led by artist Serena Korda in Barton Hill.

Wonders of Weston

Wonders of Weston is a programme of public artworks in Weston-super-Mare by internationally renowned contemporary artists and collectives.

11 | 09 | 2017

Structure and Serendipity: Art and Community

Join us on Wednesday 20 September in a discussion around the joys and pitfalls of public art commissioning for neighbourhoods.  Arts programmes for communities are often initiated through funding streams with limited timeframes and narrow definitions.  In this context, how do curators respond to local needs and embed artist commissions into an area whilst allowing the flexibility to respond to the unexpected opportunities that arise?  The talk will be led by Theresa Bergne and Jo Plimmer from Future Perfect and Kim Wide, Director of Take A Part, a socially engaged arts project for Plymouth communities.  Free at Bristol’s Architecture Centre from 6pm.

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