With what kind of Intention the real public urban space was chosen
as place for the project? Are everybody's accessibility all day
or public sphere
an important issue for the project?
is designed for interaction with a broad public - and not strictly
the art-educated elite. The work is designed to create a 'portrait'
of the lives, feelings and _expression of the general public - and
in particular, their responses with respect to place.
Shall the project make a special contribution for a new "better"
public space? And what importance in that context has the use of
work aims to facilitate a sense of collected memory and enable the
public to lend something of themselves in the realisation of the
artwork. The work *becomes* the society around it through interaction.
Because of this the work becomes a public record, a place for reflection
3. What problems and special challenge occurred due
to realize the project in the public space?
I have mentioned in an earlier email - the problems with this project
have been in finding a willing client. Clients in this part of the
world (and I suspect elsewhere) - have only recently moved beyond
conceptualising public art in anything other than bronze. Sound-based
worksface an uphill battle. They are easily knocked back on a perception
they will add to noise pollution and be difficult to maintain. That
the work allows people to add *anything* to it, leads me to suspect
clients are fearful of expletives or critical comment etc being
added to the work. It seems we are not yet