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Public comments from the media....

Some of the commentary by members of the public seems worth preserving here for posterity. Frankly, due to the way this was reported I am surprised that so many were supportive. 2,816 more words

Bus Stops come to life in London

From now until September bus stops all over London will be brought to life with digital art and inspiring messages, but you will only be able to see them if you are on the top deck of a bus. 101 more words


Olympic Essex

Just had this in about Olympic Cultural Plans for Essex. Information sessions throughout the county but no session yet for Colchester and the Tendering date is tbc … 487 more words

On Landguard Point and 30bird in Manchester


Its been a day of celebration – first up in the Bargehouse we celebrated the announcement of the £5.4 million twelve Artist Taking the Lead commissions for London 2012 Cultural Olympiad and then I headed up to Manchester to see Eastern based company 30bird perform Plastic at the beautiful Victoria Baths (its an extraordinary piece, visually stunning – if you know anyone in Manchester do encourage them to see it! 1,262 more words

Matthew Linley

Ta very much!

Various organisations and individuals have been most helpful in getting this project to a point of feasibility. This is a thank you.

Dominic Heffer, painter extraordinaire, has helped to bring the project alive with his wonderful sketches and watercolours. 274 more words

What I'm up to....

Last week I found myself in a club in London being asked ‘so what are you up to at the moment’ and I managed to give such a dull and boring answer I decided it was about time to update my blog with a ‘what I’m doing now post!’. 940 more words

Murray Lachlan Young

Artists Taking the Lead in Scotland

Artists Taking the Lead is large commissioning project in the UK, where 12 artists will finally be selected to create an artwork in time for the 2012 Olympics. 334 more words