Wymering Public Art Project, Portsmouth
Portsmouth 1996-9 A three year project transforming the environment of a sports and community facility. There were seven projects: 1. Landmark - the Wymering Tree ... More
A three year project transforming the environment of a sports and community facility.
There were seven projects:
- Landmark - the Wymering Tree
- Boundary area - the Wymering Wall
- Narrative Path
- Entrance to centre 'the bridge of memory'
- Reminiscence archive
- Wall Hangings
Peter Dunn, lead artist and co-ordinator, working with Portsmouth based artists:Peter Coddling, Janice Shales and Dot to Dot Arts. Peter Dunn, commissioned by Portsmouth City Council, fundraised for almost £0.5 (including Arts Lottery, and in addition to £1m from Sports lottery for the Building and hard landscaping) , developed the outline design brief and project managed the works, liaising with architects and landscape architects in the construction of a new-build community and sports centre and environments based upon Agenda 21 principles. He also produced the landmark work, the Wymering Tree. Budget £0.5m