Land Art Generator Glasgow exhibition Tent: Art, Space and Nature, Edinburgh College of Art 8-21 September 2017 The award winning Land Art Generator Glasgow project, developed in collaboration with ecoartscotland, explores creative approaches to using renewable energy in urban contexts as part of place-making approaches to regeneration. The Land Art Generator Glasgow project focused on... Continue Reading →
Art, particularly sited work, can create a ‘third space’ for public discourse. By ‘third space’ we mean a space other than the commercial or governmental spaces for people to engage with issues. This is often characterised by being non-hierarchical, open and willing to embrace contradiction, uncertainty, etc. Probably because it’s created by artists who have... Continue Reading →
Video from the Test Unit Pecha Kucha at the Whisky Bond, Glasgow, July 2016, which provides a context for LAGI Glasgow. Thanks to TAKTAL for the opportunity.
Elizabeth Monoian and Robert Ferry, Directors of the Land Art Generator Initiative, reflect on another aspect to emerge from the 'Beautiful Renewables' workshop hosted by Creative Carbon Scotland. Cities that recognize the value of arts and culture have long benefited from percent for art programs. It has become expected (and in many cases required) for... Continue Reading →
Scotland on Sunday features the Land Art Generator Glasgow exhibition, opening at The Lighthouse, Glasgow on 9 June. Name checks for Wind Forest - ZM Architecture, Dalziel + Scullion, Ian Nicol of Qmulus and Peter Yeadon of Yeadon Space Agency, previous LAGI participant who joined the Scottish team; Watergaw - ERZ Landscape Architecture, Alec Finlay... Continue Reading →
As we aggressively implement strategies towards 100% carbon-free energy and witness a greater proliferation of renewable energy infrastructures in our cities and landscapes, we have an opportunity to proactively address the aesthetic influence of these new machines through the lenses of planning, urban design, community benefit, and creative placemaking. Please join the Land Art Generator... Continue Reading →