Treasured City is a new artwork by Luke Jerram commissioned by 20-21 Visual Arts Centre, Scunthorpe.
In September 2016 Luke visited North Lincolnshire Museum and selected 5 small artefacts that he and the curator felt represented the region. Continue reading ART // Fancy Finding yourself some treasure worth over £1000?
From 11am on Friday 1st May to 8pm Saturday 16th May you can vote for your favourite venue to win an extraordinary contemporary artist to host a Museums at Night event in October. Choose the venue you want to vote for and fill in your contact details and you could also take part in the event if your chosen venue wins.
20-21 Visual Arts Centre, Scunthorpe is currently in second place, so give it a vote via the link and help them bring Luke Jerram’s exhibition to Scunthorpe.
Luke’s multidisciplinary practice involves the creation of sculptures, installations and live arts projects. He has created a number of large scale public engagement works inspiring people around the globe including Park and Slide in Bristol. His celebrated street piano installation ‘Play Me, I’m Yours’ has been presented in over 46 cities.
The five venues competing to win Luke in the Connect! competition are:
20-21 Visual Arts Centre, Scunthorpe is housed within a neo-Gothic former church with a bell tower housing three illuminated clock faces – why is one missing?! The venue propose using this and Scunthorpe’s other myriad links with timepieces, including John Harrison who revolutionised sea travel, and the much lamented sixties town centre clock now lying in storage.
Polls close at 8pm on Saturday 16th May 2015!