A Landscape of Objects
This project consists of a series of site-specific commissions, residencies and curated shows, in a range of media, taking a different approach to the theme of ‘A Landscape of Objects’ setting the work within different cultivated landscapes of Somerset, culminating in a vibrant programme work or activity for Art Weeks 2017 and further developments in 2018.
It aims to encourage research by artists into the spirit of place, local identity and rural context in their making.
A Landscape of Objects, taking place at Lytes Cary, Hestercombe, Forde Abbey, Kilver Court and Halsway Manor, consisting of a series of site-specific commissions, residencies, bursaries and curated shows, including new work from local to international artists in a range of media.
This is a major artistic programme by Somerset Art Works to encourage research by artists into the spirit of the place, local identity and rural context in the making and presenting of contemporary arts and craft, investigating innovative and imaginative uses of these important cultivated landscapes.
Supported by Lottery Funding from Arts Council England.