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Gillian Wearing, We Are Here (video still), 2014, colour video with sound, 21 minutes © Gillian Wearing, Courtesy Maureen Paley, London

Gillian Wearing: We Are Here

The New Art Gallery Walsall will present a new single-screen video work by British photographer and film-maker Gillian Wearing. The exhibition entitled 'We Are Here', is open daily on floor four of the gallery, from the 18th of July to the 12th of October 2014.

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High Street High Line - Camden Collective


The Geometrical Determination of the Sunrise


Figure Ground's Public Art Road Trip More news

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The Blue House. Photo copyright Irene den Hartoog.

The Blue House, lJburg, Amsterdam

The Blue House is a pioneering artist-led project in the new man made urban district of IJburg, Amsterdam.The Blue House has been taken off the market for four years, during which time it will act as a centre for cultural production, researching into and documenting the genesis and evolution of IJburg’s community.

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Electric Wharf


Stour Valley Art Project More case studies


shillyshallyfence by Walter Jack (2006) at Frome Children's Centre.  Photo: Walter Jack.

Funding: Sources for Public Art

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