IT’S NOT PUBLIC SPACE
THAT MATTERS,
IT’S PUBLIC TIME.

SALT BEYOĞLU

JANUARY 14, 2014 14.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Alex Hartley, <i>Nowhereisland</i> © Max McClure
Alex Hartley, Nowhereisland © Max McClure
CONVERSATION: “THE HARE AND THE TORTOISE”
“Why public art needs the energy and charisma of the hare and the stealth and stamina of the tortoise to survive.”
14.00-16.00
Provocation: Claire Doherty discusses the balance of temporary and durational programming in public art commissioning, how to balance energies and fatigue around the charismatic agent of the artist - followed by questions in discussion with Vasıf Kortun.

17.00
Project focus: Futurefarmers Flatbread Society
Skype discussion with Amy Franceschini, Futurefarmers

Claire Doherty is the founder Director of Situations, a visual arts commissioning organization based in Bristol, who were the producers of Nowhereisland, one of the primary public art projects of the Cultural Olympiad in the South West in 2012. Situations is currently pioneering the public art programme for the city of Oslo, Slow Space.
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