Hannah Hull collaborated with some of the men who worked on the ship instead of working with other artists to create some beautiful knotwork. She writes of her experience on LV21. “I was most struck by how people continue to interact with a ship that is severed from its original primary function; the decommissioned ship… Read more »
A rather blustery day to be by the sea, but the Figureground team met with Phil Smith for a lively discussion at Aspex arts. After introductions we talked about possibilities and where we could go.
After a great day on the LV21, it seems many of the artists on board have taken their work to other shows. Artist Graham Dunning did a beautiful job on the ship and is carrying on with the work here //grahamdunning.com/2011/05/29/new-track-playing-at-new-lexicons-of-dark-exhibition/
This weekend Figureground headed to Bristol to meet with Ian from Place with Suze and Victoria. We started the weekend at Spike Island with a debrief from the lightship, which was a brilliant way of learning how we can work better together on future events, as well as devising a brilliant way of evaluating the… Read more »
Over 3 scorching hot days in April, the Figure Ground team returned to LV21 and the ship became a hive of artistic activity, with 26 artists making work, collaborating, and drinking vast amounts of tea (thanks Paivi and others for their dedicated washing up). On April 20th we opened the ship to the public and… Read more »