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Salon 2: On initiative and public

November 3, 2011


Where does the initiative for public art come from, besides government policies? Artists and other parties can and do take the initiative for art projects in public space – in Berlin so more than in other places – either to seek out a wider audience or to seek opportunities for showing themselves. What are the […]

Planning the second Salon: on Initiative and Public

October 28, 2011


Working lunch with the ABA-team (Susanne, Ilka and Aleksander), diligently planning the next salons. My outline: In the programme of ABA meetings I hope to shed light on a few questions (see also post on First Observations). First I feel there is a sense of urgency in terms of the future of public art. This […]

A monument about monuments

September 18, 2011


This week I met with Susanne Prinz, who runs the public art projects at Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz. One of their permanent pieces is a work by Clegg & Guttmann, situated in a spot where people just like to sit and gather and sometimes have parties. They integrated the whole ‘sitting idea’ into the work by making it […]