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Examples of Public Art in the South West: Projects Under Development

The following are projects that are currently under development. Information on these will be updated when they are complete.

Barnstaple Regeneration Schemes, Barnstaple, North Devon:

Funded by PROJECT, lead artist, Simon Watkinson, has been working with North Devon District Council and Devon County Council to explore creative opportunities for the town's varied regeneration sites (further information email [email protected])

Bristol, Canon's Marsh area:

Lead artist, Tim Knowles, has been working with Crest Nicholson on a series of commissions for this area of the city. Phase 1 was recently installed (further information email [email protected])


Two new artworks were recently commissioned for the new Swindon and Wiltshire History Centre. One is a short film called War Women, focusing on the history of women and the military across Wiltshire throughout recorded history. The other is a Bone Memory, a photomontage that focuses on the hidden histories that make up the landscape of the area, and the marks and shapes we make on the land (further information email [email protected])

Durlston Castle, Dorset:

Lead artist, Lulu Quinn, has been working on the Castle on the Jurassic Coast (further information email [email protected])

Gloucester Heritage Urban Regeneration Company:

Tom Littlewood of Gingko has been working on a public art strategy for the new Gloucester Heritage Urban Regeneration Company area. This will lead to significant commissioning over the next few years (further information email [email protected])

Plymouth Waterfront, Plymouth, Devon:

Lead artist, Tim Knowles, has been appointed, with PROJECT funding, to work with the City Council (further info email [email protected])

West Bay Regeneration, Dorset:

Lead artist, Lulu Quinn, has been appointed to work with architect, MJ Long, on various regeneration projects in West Bay (further information email [email protected])

Weston super Mare:

The Silica project was recently completed and there is an ongoing commissioning programme as part of the Civic Pride Initiative(further information [email protected])

For further information, email: [email protected]

© Public Art South West, February 2008