Theaster Gates Looking to Launch Sound Art Project in Bristol

June 3rd, 2015

Theaster Gates, Gone Are the Days of Shelter and Martyr (2014), via Art NewspaperChicago artist Theaster Gates is planning his first public installation work in the UK, a “sound sanctuary” that will look to be installed in a disused church in central Bristol.  “We are looking at a number of different sites of historical importance, but Theaster is particularly interested in sound,” says Claire Doherty, the director of Situations, a UK non-profit sponsoring the project. “We need to get scheduled monument consent [to use the church], so it may change.” 

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