Landmark Artwork Proposal Exhibition

30-09-22 10:30 - 16:30
The Beacon
Phone:01946592302
Address: West Strand, Whitehaven CA28 7LR, UK

Discover exciting proposals for Landmark Artworks along the West Cumbrian Coast

Deep Time – Commissions for the Lake District Coast is hosting a FREE exhibition of proposals for a new landmark artwork for West Cumbria, featuring national and international artists at The Beacon Museum, Whitehaven

The exhibition showcases new designs, models and films developed in response to the region’s varied landscapes and coastline.
Including new designs by Rachel Whiteread; Olafur Eliasson with Robert MacFarlane; Roger Hiorns with Tom Emerson (6A Architects), and Piet Oudolf with Nicolas Becker, Thomas Piper, Emanuele Coccia, AMI, and VPPR Architects.

The Beacon Museum, Whitehaven: 10 September – 9 October 2022
The exhibition is accompanied by a series of free talks and events at the Beacon Museum, including:
Curator’s tour (11am-12pm, Sat 10 September)
Cristina Picchi: Screening and Q&A (11am-12pm, Sun 11 September)
Q&A with former Turner prize-winner Rachel Whiteread (6.30-8pm, Weds 21 September)
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Part of a wider coastal improvement project to shine the spotlight on this largely undiscovered stretch of coastline, Deep Time has been commissioned by Copeland Borough Council and is funded by HM Government’s Coastal Communities Fund, Sellafield Ltd’s Social Impact Fund and Arts Council England

📷 Previous work by the renowned artist Olafur Eliasson