Originally founded by Mustafa Hulusi in 1999, the billboard at 2 Hoxton Street has now passed into the curatorial hands of Oli Epp. For over 20 years the advertising space in Shoreditch has exhibited works from emerging artists, replacing commercial imagery with art.
Gavin Turk has designed a fleet of colourful, striped bicycles inspired by his work around mobile art, and has outlined a route taking in a selection of Cambridge’s public sculptures. During the artist will stop to reflect on each work, encouraging the participants to engage in conversation about the art.
Liverpool Biennial has commissioned South Korean artist Koo Jeong A to create a glow-in-the-dark skate park for Everton Park (it’ll be like this one she designed in Vassiviere Island in France)
An alien has descended on Bermondsey Square, but don’t worry it’s just a new Public Art sculpture by artist Karen Tang. Unveiled on Tuesday 7th October the sculpture is inspired by sci-fi film The Giant Behemoth which was set in Bermondsey in the 1950s.
The Artport, some criticisms
Marialuisa Tadei, is now exhibiting her landmark installation Octopus at Thomas More Square, St Katherine’s Dock