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Left to right: Mehrdad Seyf (30bird) Sir Hugh Pelham (Director of LMB) Torange Khonsari (public works)  (Image: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology)

Artist-in-Residence launches at Cambridge Biomedical Campus

Futurecity and MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB) are pleased to announce 30 Bird and public works as LMB Artist-in-Residence starting in April 2015 on Cambridge Biomedical Campus (CBC). They are a collaborative team made up of a Cambridge based performance company led by Mehrdad Seyf (30 Bird) and a participatory art and architecture practice led by Torange Khonsari (public works).

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Public Art (Now) - New book


Northern Ireland Hospice Integrated Public Art Project


'We Find The body Difficult to Speak' More news

Case studies

Yuko Shiraishi, Wall painting, 2007, at The Richard Desmond Children’s Eye Centre at Moorfields Hospital, London. Photo: Yuko Shirashi.

Moorfields Eye Hospital

Public art consultants Art Office commissioned Samantha Bryan, Lucy Casson and Yuko Shiraishi to create artworks for a new children’s eye centre at Moorfields Hospital, London.

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Barking Town Centre Artscape


Irwell Sculpture Trail


Art at the Centre, Reading More case studies


Shadowgraph, Steve Gumbley. The Slow Art Trail, Bolton Abbey/North Yorkshire. Photo: Chrysalis Arts Projects

Public art research

Research papers and reports on all aspects of public art from audiences to impact, covering projects in the UK and further afield.

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Commissioning Guidelines: Modus Operandi

The healthcare sector

When the Architects Leave: Maintaining artwork in the hospital environment


Positive Places, Look Ahead Housing and Care, Public Art Programme More resources

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