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Jordan, Mel, Hewitt, Andy and Beech, David, 2017, Show, Exhibition or Event, Citizen Ship

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Citizen Ship, artwork, 2017 Milton Keynes City Club with Milton Keynes Gallery. A mobile sculpture sited in five locations in Milton Keynes, including; Milton Keynes Gallery, Milton Keynes Art Centre, Art in the Park, Middleton Hall, Shopping centre, Feast of Fire Milton Keynes International Festival. Citizen Ship is a portable pavilion designed as a public meeting place and with a resemblance to Milton Keynes bus shelters. The artwork is part-public sculpture, part-kiosk and part-publishing laboratory. Citizen Ship extends the concept of participation in art by engaging new groups in the production of collective artworks that are displayed in and on the structure. Through conversations visitors and passer-bys developed new slogans and published them by making badges, vinyl lettering, ribbons and teletext messaging. The participatory art methods applied are directed at opinion formation in order to understand how communities create and perform collective values. Citizen Ship, was funded by Arts Council England and Milton Keynes Art Gallery.

Official URL: http://www.cityclubmk.org/projects/citizen-ship/
Subjects: Creative Arts and Design > W100 Fine Art > W130 Sculpture
School or Centre: School of Fine Art
Funders: Arts Council England
Date Deposited: 11 May 2018 13:44
Last Modified: 28 Jun 2018 14:52
URI: http://researchonline.rca.ac.uk/id/eprint/3432

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