The urban environment is explored through sculpture, image and video in the CUBEOpen and see some cutting edge furniture design by award winning Glasgow based designer John Galvin in the Design Lab.
The winner of the CUBEOpen 2011 is Shift/Delete, who have been awarded a residency on CUBELab later this year.
Also part of the CUBEOpen was the New Arpley Proposals Project, which was developed as part of a public consultation on the future of Arpley landfill site in Warrington. Artist Ailie Rutherford worked in consultation with environmental restoration experts, councillors, residents groups and landfill opposition groups. Proposals considered community ownership, sustainable solutions to waste, low budget and low intervention methods for transforming the site as well as deliberately provocative proposals.
You are invited to log onto www.newarpley.info to add your own proposals and comments.
Meanwhile, the Design Lab is showing John Galvin’s works. John is an award-winning cabinetmaker, craftsman and furniture artist specialises in the application of traditional cabinet making methods to design unique pieces of furniture that intrigue and captivate. Having launched John Galvin Design in 2008, his self-funded business has gone from strength to strength over the past three years.
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