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Monday
Jan102011

What is the role of ‘Outdoor Arts’ and what do we mean by ‘public realm’?



Beam and ISAN present:
A Sense of Space
Animating, designing and influencing public space

A professional development seminar and workshop for public realm managers, outdoor artists, producers, programmers, designers and landscape architects.

Wednesday 9th February 2011
9.45am - 7.30pm
The Orangery, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 2TG

What is the role of ‘Outdoor Arts’ and what do we mean by ‘public realm’?
How is public space designed & managed, and why?
In the context of ‘the Big Society’ and the 'well-being' agenda, how can all the professions involved work better together to facilitate imagination in the pubic realm?

The seminar will feature talks and practical activities, knowledge-sharing and debate to explore the following:
 
The current and future possibilities of Outdoor Arts and public space.

The nature and potential of different public spaces and the process of animating these in the current economic climate.

How to position outdoor artists and producers to better influence decisions about the design and maintenance of the public realm.

How designers and managers can work in collaboration with the Outdoor Arts sector to design better places.

EXPERTS include
Irena Bauman - Architect, Bauman Lyons
Sarah Gaventa - Director of Public Space, CABE

Don’t Miss Out! Book your place NOW

Contact Catherine Hawksley at Beam
by phone: 01924 215550 or by e-mail Cathy@beam.uk.net.       

Prices:

* £80 + VAT
Seminar & Reception

*  £110 + VAT
Seminar, Reception & Evening Meal

* £160 + VAT
 Seminar, Reception, Evening Meal, Accommodation & Breakfast

*Please note these costs include lunch and refreshments at the seminar

For more info visit http://www.beam.uk.net/news





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