Tag Archives: Public Realm

The 4×4 series on place-making and the built environment: On Freedom

Manchester’s fourth event in the 4×4 series was held on 22.5.16. The four speakers made presentations that addressed the theme of freedom in relation to cities and the urban. This is my third and final post on the talks (go here and … Continue reading

| Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The 4×4 series on place-making and the built environment: On Love

The second of the 4×4 series of discussions in Manchester on 11.5.16 of this year had the theme of Love – asking how does love impact on our understanding of the built environment. Mick Timpson is an architect and yoga … Continue reading

| Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Making connections in Bristol – Scott Farlow

Whilst in Bristol, I also met up with artist Scott Farlow. We were meeting for the first time, and found we had several interests in common. He has a deep interest in space and place, ‘the edges, the margins… the … Continue reading

| Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Movement, texture and architectural detail in Lille 3000’s Fantastic

In early October I attended a Study Tour with East Street Arts to Leeds’ sister city Lille and Bradford’s sister city Roubaix. Around 15 artists, performers and arts professionals who are mainly based in Leeds went on the trip – we … Continue reading

| Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Urban exchange research #1

I’ve recently returned from a research trip to Southern France; Montpellier, Marseille and Avignon. I am at the beginning of investigating making contact with artists and arts organisations in the region with a view to setting up an artist exchange … Continue reading

| Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New map

I made this map for the Compass Symposium Delegate Pack (see December entries). I aimed for a map that links 2 specific points in the city of Leeds, so that the reader can walk between them. It can be read from either … Continue reading

| Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Compass Symposium #3

At the Assembly, I commented that I felt that the Symposium might act as a nodal point within the web of personal/professional connections we all have. And that those attending the Symposium would take their thinking back to different parts … Continue reading

| Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment