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Talk: What is public art? Who is it for? A new permanent artwork at Seven Sisters Station

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Talk: What is public art? Who is it for? A new permanent artwork at Seven Sisters Station

Time: April 26, 2017 from 7:30pm to 9pm
Location: Bruce Castle Museum
Street: Lordship Lane
City/Town: Tottenham
Website or Map: http://haringey.gov.uk/brucec…
Phone: 020 8808 8772
Event Tag: evening talk, public art, seven sisters, local history, ceramics
Posted By: Bruce Castle
Latest Activity: Mar 4, 2017

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To mark a new artwork by Turner Prize winning collective Assemble at Seven Sisters Station, Art on the Underground curator Kiera Blakey will discuss the role of contemporary public art today.
Commissioned by Art on the Underground and due for completion in Summer 2017 the artwork challenges traditional notions of public art as a monument or formal sculpture. The artists have developed a shop unit that has lain derelict on the Seven Sisters Station approach for 20 years. From rebuilding the structure, to an interim use as a ceramic studio, the unit will eventually be returned to function as a commercial unit. In relation to this turn in public art, Kiera will discuss the different modes of public art today and why work like Assemble’s is more important than ever.
For more information on Art on the Underground, see: http://art.tfl.gov.uk/
For more information on Assemble, see: http://assemblestudio.co.uk/
Doors open at 7pm. Talk begins tat 7.30pm.
Car park on site. Refreshments available.
Kindly supported by the Friends of Bruce Castle

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