2016 SITE SPECIFIC + PARTICIPATORY ART
All at Sea
Jon Davey and Jen Russell
Kate Tweddle + Elaine Maher
ArtRail Project 'Journey Lines'
Felicity Bristow + Mark Timmins
Please visit our ArtRail page
Site specific works will be placed in many hidden and unfamiliar parts of the prom and beach drawing attention to our locality and seaside history.
Amongst the works... Juliana Capes creates a balloon installation for Joppa Bandstand, Lauren Fox returns with her Tidal Octopus, Jenny Pope creates an installation for St Marks Church graveyard responding to old histories, Emma Macleod's dripping sculptures can be found in Abercorn Park, Douglas Gibb places flat stones on the beach, Porty Light Box is home to work from Jon Davey & Jen Russell (pictured above), and we have a sound installation in St Marks Church from invited artist, Chris Dooks, as part of our ArtRail project.
'12 baker's wives' at the bottom of Kings Road
'artist led walks'
Join Alexander Twig Champion, artist, poet, walker, on an art walk around the sites of many of the Art Walk artworks and around other hidden parts of Portobello.
Walks start from:
Brunstane Station 11.20am (sat only)
Brunstane Station 11.35am (sun only)
Dalriada 1pm (sat and sun)
St Marks 2.30pm (sat and sun)
more info here
'st marks church'
is home to a series of art installations. We have Chris Dooks' sound installation in the church as part of our ArtRail project - more here - Jenny Pope has created an installation around lives unmarked relating to the graveyard and the church sees their decommissioned organ pipes returned as an artwork by Barbara Hilliam, as part of the Church's own celebration day on sat 3rd sept from 11am
Joppa BandstandJulian Capes responds to the unique space of Joppa Bandstand with an installation inspired by coast, wave and water.
Emma Macleod creates installation amongst the trees in Abercorn Park, to create miniature bird boxes and a giant egg.