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Symposium - Then/Now

A symposium on public art, place-making, heritage and ecology on the 9th day of December 2016 occuring between 9.30am – 5pm at the Glasgow Sculpture Studios Gallery, The Whisky Bond, 2 Dawson Rd, Glasgow.

Contributors included: Matt Baker, ts Beall, Robbie Coleman, Minty Donald, Chris Fremantle, Nic Green, Dee Heddon, Jo Hodges, Lee Ivett and Carl Lavery.

The Symposium asked; how can public art engage productively and critically with:

  • the ecology of a place and environmental change
  • multiple and contradictory interpretations and uses of place
  • social and cultural change
  • ideas of time, ‘permanent’ and ‘temporary’ public art?

Who or what are the public(s) in public art?

Who or what are the authors of public art?

Presentations by speakers at the symposium are linked below:

Minty Donald

Nic Green

ts Beall

Chris Freemantle

Carl Lavery

Dee Heddon

Matt Baker

Lee Ivett