Walk of Art 2
Cast in iron this project builds on the original and much-loved Walk of Art created at YSP in 2002. The artwork will form the entrance to the new visitor centre that is due to open in 2019. As a fundraising initiative supporters can have their names immortalised in the path to be enjoyed by future generations.
Find out more here
“Radioactive waste can remain dangerous to humans for 100,000 years. Nations with nuclear power are building underground storage facilities to permanently house it, but how might they mark these sites for future generations…”
Gordon has presented a documentary for BBC Radio 4.
It will be broadcast on Thursday 2nd March at 11.30am
Listen to it here
Trading Words documents the creation on Gordon’s latest public artwork at London Dock, Wapping. An accompanying exhibition at Counter House runs until 30th April 2017.
9 Arrival Square
London E1W 2AA
Open: Monday – Sunday 10.00 – 18.00
The Comedy Carpet has a mention in an article featured on the Design Council’s website. Written by Wayne Hemingway it considers ‘generous’ design and why it doesn’t take ‘starchitects’ or big pots of money to create inspiring public places.
“Remarkable examples of beautiful and truly generous design are popping up all around the world. By generous, I mean places designed for people to use, enjoy and improve – at no cost and for no profit…”
On the Comedy Carpet…
“This is urban design and art in the landscape working together in a seamless and perfect fashion. It celebrates kitsch, history and modernity, and has something for all tastes.
Visitors love the Comedy Carpet and they cannot stop photographing it and talking about it. Just look it up on Twitter or flickr or Google images, it is staggering how many images you’ll see. Bingo – success.”