'Wish you were here' is a new video work by artist Maud Haya-Baviera, instilling a tantalising dose of escapism at a time when holidaying and long-distance travel remain compromised. Watch the piece unveil day-by-day through her Instagram Takeover.
While Site Gallery's doors are closed, it remains open online.
"Site Gallery is committed to putting its unique position within new media, moving image and performance to immediate use. We therefore present WEB/SITE, our online programme of events and activity. Join and take part in reading groups, live workshops for families and enjoy a selection of films from our City of Ideas programme. We will be delving into our archives, and you can also find a selection of long reads relating to our programme over on Site Stories."
See the WEB/SITE programme below – come back soon for more!
Mon. 3 August 2020 — Sun. 9 August 2020
View painter Joanna Whittle's weeklong Site Gallery Platform Instagram Takeover. Here she explores the developmental parts of her practice – research, drawing, printmaking and ephemeral pieces – rather than finished material.
A conversation about how we can use skateboarding as a tool for better understanding the urban environment – particularly if we want our cities to offer more than just the flow of capital. With Professor Iain Borden and Dr. Dani Abulhawa.
A conversation with artist-designer Morag Myerscough about Legible Cities. How do we get around cities instinctively? How can we make navigating a city easier, and ultimately, more fun?
A conversation about urbanism and cultural space. Architect, curator, researcher and consultant Andreia Garcia offers her insight into site-specific provocations in cities and large towns.
A symposium to wrap up the City of Ideas series of conversations about urbanism and cultural space. With leading artists, architects, urbanists and public designers. Watch recordings of the talks from the day.
In 2019 Site Gallery worked with artists with physical and learning disabilities from ArtWorks on a month-long residency at Sidney + Matilda. Enjoy this film documenting the residency.
Turn your house into a musical instrument using free software FoxDot, in a two-part workshop with artist and musician Lucy Cheesman.