Archive for the ‘Greenhouse Britain’ Category

Greenhouse Britain in New York at Ronald Feldman Fine Arts

2008.12.23

Greenhouse Britain: Losing Ground, Gaining Wisdom will be exhibited in New York at Ronald Feldman Fine Arts (10 January - 7 February 2009) alongside other of the Harrisons works concerning Global Warming.
“There is a gentle beauty in their work, and much charisma in the otherworldly maps and text panels that are poetic and personal rather […]

Filed under: Process

Harrisons lecture in Bradford, Monday October 13

2008.10.09

What might life in the North be like as sea levels rise?
Thinking through the broader and longer term potential impacts of climate change, including sea level rise, will […]

Filed under: Process

Greenhouse Britain reviewed in the Guardian Newspaper

2008.03.26

The Greenhouse Britain exhibition, currently at the Knowle West Media Centre in Bristol, was reviewed in The Guardian Friday March 14th 2008.

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STOP PRESS - Greenhouse Britain at London’s City Hall

2008.02.19

Harrison Studio & Associates (Britain) are extremely excited to announce we have been invited to present Greenhouse Britain: Losing Ground, Gaining Wisdom at the Greater London Authority’s City Hall.
14 May to 10 June 2008
Greater London Authority, City Hall, The Queen’s Walk, London SE1 2AA

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On Extraction - The Harrisons give presentations at Shrewsbury, Manchester and Totnes

2008.02.19

On Extraction
Three dates to hear Helen Mayer Harrison, Newton Harrison and David Haley (Associate Artist) present Greenhouse Britain and discuss cultures of extraction:
1. The Darwin Festival, Shrewsbury, in association with the mediamaker contemporary art partnership
Tuesday 26 February, 7.30pm,
Old Market Hall Film and Digital Media Centre, Shrewsbury,
2. Manchester Metropolitan University
Wednesday 27 February, 2.00 to […]

Filed under: Announcements, Greenhouse Britain, Events

The 30 Year NOW: A Future for the Lee Valley - presentation of proposals at Gunpowder Park

2007.11.19

Helen Mayer Harrison & Newton Harrison will be presenting
The 30-Year NOW: A Future For The Lee Valley
A Bright Sparks arts research project contributing to
Greenhouse Britain: Losing Ground, Gaining Wisdom
Gunpowder Park
The Field Station,  Sewardstone Road, Waltham Abbey, Essex EN9 3GP
Friday 30th November 2007
12.00 noon Buffet Lunch
13.00 Presentation followed by open discussion
16.00 End
RSVP by 20th November 2007 […]

Filed under: Process

Greenhouse Britain events with the Centre for Contemporary Art and the Natural World

2007.11.19

Greenhouse Britain: Losing Ground, Gaining Wisdom exhibition launch at the Centre for Contemporary Art and the Natural World:
At CCANW’s Project Space
Sunday 25 November, 2-4pm, including a short presentation by the Harrisons at 2.30pm
Light refreshments - RSVP
and
Illustrated talk/panel discussion with the Harrisons

Roland Levinsky Cinema, Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth, DrakeCircus, Plymouth
Monday 26 November, 1-3pm
Admission free. […]

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Tour dates announced

2007.10.24

PRESS RELEASE
Greenhouse Britain: Losing ground, gaining wisdom
Estimates of the predicted rise in sea levels this century due to the effect of climate change on the earth’s ice caps range from one to five meters. In Britain, a rise of five meters would displace over 2 million people and flood 10,000 square kilometres of land.
Greenhouse […]

Filed under: Press, Announcements

New publication from Harrison Studio - Greenhouse Britain: Losing Ground, Gaining Wisdom

2007.08.04

Climate change is the biggest challenge faced by the human race.
Artists Helen Mayer and Newton Harrison have been addressing this challenge through their work for over 35 years. Now, supported by DEFRA, they are creating a new work, GREENHOUSE BRITAIN: Losing Ground, Gaining Wisdom.
This new publication sets out project and the concepts behind the […]

Filed under: Press, Announcements, Process

Harrison Studio participates in Green Wales event

2007.07.20

David Haley, Associate Artist with the Harrison Studio, attended the Green Wales event and presented on Greenhouse Britain.

Filed under: Partners, Process, Events

12-13 July 2007: Harrison Studio research on Lee Valley

2007.07.13

The Harrison Studio, as part of work on the Bright Sparks project ‘The 30 Year NOW: A Future for the Lee Valley’, undertook initial research along the River Lee.

Filed under: Partners, Process

11-22nd June 2007: Harrison Studio seminar with Sheffield University’s Landscape Department

2007.06.11

Newton Harrison and Gabriel Harrison, of the Harrison Studio, led a seminar with University of Sheffield, developing concept for new cultural landscape, including housing, in response to sea level rise.

Filed under: Partners, Process

3 May 2007: Helen Mayer and Newton Harrison present at the Knowle West Media Centre

2007.05.03

At the invitation of Tom Trevor, Director of the Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol, Helen Mayer and Newton Harrison presented aspects of their work to an invited audience of staff and volunteers at the Knowle West Media Centre in Bristol.
West Knowle Media Centre are actively engaged in developing as a low carbon organisation, and engaging their local […]

Filed under: Process, Events

26th April 2007: Helen Mayer and Newton Harrison give keynote lecture at Sustainability City Conference

2007.04.26

Keynote Lecture Sustainability City, Urbis, Manchester.
Download pdf of presentation.

Filed under: Process, Events

Harrison Studio participates in DEFRA Climate Challenge Fund Workshop

2007.03.21

21 March 2007, DEFRA Climate Challenge Fund Workshop

Filed under: Process, Events

2 March 2007, Lecture, hosted by University of Cardiff

2007.03.02

At the invitation of Professor Barbara Adam, Helen Mayer and Newton Harrison gave a lecture on their work and process to an invited ‘futures’ group.

Filed under: Process, Events

23 Jan 2007: Lagoon Cycle revisited

2007.01.23

An extract from The Seventh Lagoon is republished in Structure and Dynamcis: eJournal of Anthropolocial and related Sciences.
Seventh Lagoon: The Ring of Water

Filed under: Announcements, Process

Harrison Studio awarded Bright Sparks

2006.11.04

November 2007, received Bright Sparks award for ‘The 30-Year NOW: A Future For The Lee Valley’.

Filed under: Press, Announcements, Sponsors

Harrison Studio initial research

2006.10.01

Discussing sea level riseat the Arnolfini in Bristol - (left to right) Tom Trevor, Newton Harrison, Martin Clark, Helen Mayer and Chris Fremantle. Photo by David Haley
The Harrison Studio has commissioned initial research into the impacts of sea level rise on the island of Britain from map makers Act Image.

Filed under: Process

Harrison Studio & Associates (Britain) Ltd formed

2006.08.04

August 2006, Harrison Studio & Associates (Britain) Ltd formed

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