Theaster Gates Looking to Launch Sound Art Project in Bristol

June 3rd, 2015

Chicago 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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