Just a quick reminder that Liz West's work is currently showing in the CUBE Open in Manchester. The exhibition runs from the 19th November until the 22nd January.
CUBEOpen 2010 is the UK’s only annual open competition and exhibition of its kind! Launched in 2007, artists, architects and designers are invited to apply with work that reflects current trends and debates surrounding the spaces and places in which we live, each year the exhibition highlights contemporary insights into the urban environment. The CUBEOpen receives applications from around the globe, visitors to the exhibition will have the unique opportunity to see the diverse and engaging ways that artists, architects and designers have been influenced by our surroundings.
An esteemed panel of judges are invited annually to shortlist the applications. Selectors this year - including the Office of Subversive Architecture and the Manchester based Modernist Society had a tough job! Over 30 artists selected will form the exhibition and highlights include a Fox Training Tower, mobile architecture models (pictured) and direct interventions in the gallery space.
‘It was a pleasure to judge the cube open exhibition entries. The variety of the ideas about the urban environment was striking and had been manifested in final selection of the works’ Karsten Huneck, Office for Subversive Architecture.
This year’s overall winner, Hamburg based collaborators Julia Münz and Annika Unterburg, expand people’s fantasy about possibilities of development in design and social behaviour in an urban environment using interventions in public spaces to create moments of irritation and surprise.
Selected artists include:
ALNIS STAKLE, ESKILD BECK, HANNAH WILES, CARLY FISCHER, ALBAN LOW, CAITLIN MASLEY, ELIZABETH WEST, CHRIS PICKUP, BEN COVE, ORTELIUS DREW, EMILY SPEED, DARA MCGRATH, LEE CAMPBELL, SHAN HUR, BEARD AND FERGUSSON, YAEL SCHMIDT, DAVID THEOBALD, DAY BOWMAN, JOE KENNEDY, JAMES O'HANLON, MATTHEW VERDON, CHRIS WRIGHT, MARY RUTH WALSH, URBAN (COL)LABORATORY, MARC PROVINS, SHAUN PAUL, MICK TIMPSON.