Wednesday 19 December 2007

Camden discussion event on One Day Sculpture 16 January 2008


Temporary Monuments discussion

Wednesday 16 January

Camden Arts Centre, London

6.30pm – 8pm


Situations announces a discussion at Camden Arts Centre, London, to launch the New Zealand-based One Day Sculpture series 2008-9. The discussion takes place within the context of Camden Arts Centre's Live Art Performance series Six of One. Director of Situations and Curatorial Director of the One Day Sculpture series, Claire Doherty, will be joined by Rachel Withers (art critic and lecturer at Wimbledon College of Art and author of the artist’s monograph, Roman Signer, Friedrich Christian Flick Collection) and Jan Verwoert (critic, contributing editor of frieze, and tutor at the Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam) to explore the relationship between time and sculpture, performativity and the ‘anti-monument’.


For further information visit No booking required.


Camden Arts Centre’s Live Art Performance series, Six of One, is a series of events and new commissions examining historical and formal connections between performance and sculpture, including work by Graham Hudson, Erwin Wurm, William Cobbing and Charles Simonds, the programme has been organised to accompany the exhibition Strange Events Permit Themselves the Luxury of Occurring.


About One Day Sculpture

Initiated by Massey University’s Litmus Research Initiative and Claire Doherty, and realised in partnership with art institutions throughout New Zealand, One Day Sculpture is a cumulative series of place-responsive public artworks by national and international artists that will begin in spring 2008 and run until spring 2009. The series will involve the creation of 20 new artworks across five New Zealand cities over one year. Each artwork will be sited in the public domain and will exist for no more than a 24-hour period (with each artwork being realised on a different day). The works will reflect a diversity of artistic approaches from sculpture and installation in situ for 24 hours, to performance and itinerant interventions across a city at moments throughout one day.


One Day Sculpture is the first commissioning programme of its kind to be staged across New Zealand, and its specific durational nature also marks it out from any other international art project. Artists will include international artists Roman Ondak, Javier Tellez and Thomas Hirschhorn and New Zealand-based artists Billy Apple and Maddie Leach. A full list of commissioned artists, curators, commissioning partners and sponsors will be announced at the One Day Sculpture press launch on Friday 7 March in Wellington, New Zealand. The microsite will also go live in March 2008. For further press information contact Tracey Monastra at


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Thursday 13 December 2007

Book Launch, Street Level, this Saturday, 15th Dec.

In Pubs by Stuart Murray

This new Ltd Edition features an Introduction by Alasdair Gray and an unpublished short story by James Kelman.

Published by Street Level in a numbered Ltd. Ed. of 200 copies.

Saturday 15th December 6pm: Q+A session with Stuart Murray and critic Neil Mulholland, followed by launch event at 7pm during which rare 45's and 78's will be played. Chuckin oot time = 9 bells. More information here: and here:


Monday 10 December 2007

Totat Kunst upcoming shows

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Total Kunst
THE FOREST 3 bistol pl

Kitchen Table
Alice Myers, Sally Adams, Jessie Buchanan
10th-15th Dec
Closing gathering 13th dec 7.30

Come and talk to us, we will be:
Rethinking the gallery space and exhibition format to encourage people to discuss our work with us, treating an exhibition as a stage in a discussion, feeding your ideas back into our work, open to anything, drinking tea around a kitchen table, all day, for the duration of the exhibition.

15th-23 Dec

TKXMAXX- a merry celebration of Christmas culture-the festive incarnation of the Forest free shop! That’s right! new and improved! Now with 100% more gallery!
 Its buy none get one free! 
TKXMAXX will be one part investigation into the dark side of the horn of plenty, one part space for found objects and artists editions- all available for a one-time-only special price of nothing!  Every priceless item in the shop will be on sale for free!

Tuesday 4 December 2007

Artists' DIY Soapbox - Thurs 6 Dec

Artists' DIY Soapbox
Thursday 6 December 6-8pm

Do you know what's going on at the grassroots in Scotland? Come along, find out and be inspired during a 10 minute punt by some of Scotland's newest and most exciting artist run ventures including; Standby, Ganghut, Project Slogan, Southside Studios, Pedal Panoptikan, Lowsalt, Hyperground, Art Pharm and Washington Garcia.

Free. All welcome.

Collective Gallery | 22-28 Cockburn St | Edinburgh | EH1 1NY|
t: 0131 220 1260 w:

Collective is funded by The Scottish Arts Council and Edinburgh City Council.