It is commissioning and curating in and out of place; site-specificity and situated practices; urban and rural geographies; interdisciplinary approaches to urban renewal and the environment; memory, place, and identity (including issues of commemoration and conflict).

Hang the Commission!
Launching the Locating the Producers international research project which investigates processes of commissioning contemporary art, this event at Serpentine Gallery assembled two opposing … more

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GWR Research Fellowship
The place. research centre and Situations announces the appointment of the new GWR Research Fellow in Commissioning Contemporary Art – Paul O’Neill. Paul will be leading … more

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GWR Studentship
James received a BA (Hons) in Archaeology from University of Durham in 2001 and an MA in Historical Archaeology from University of Bristol in 2004. Prior to accepting the GWR studentship, … more

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LAND2 seminar
Transdisciplinary landscapes: dialogues between art and science, 3rd LAND2, Interdisciplinary Symposium, 19-20 September 2006, University of the West of England, Bristol.

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I lost her near Fantasy Island. Life has not been the same.
Occurring every five years, the British Art Show is the most ambitious survey of new and recent developments in art from the UK. Situations commissioned … more