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UGO - UGO 0.1 Project Space - British Art Show 8 (BAS8), Southampton, 2016-17

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posted on 26.03.2021, 11:34 by Jonathan KelhamJonathan Kelham

UGO is a series of practice-research projects which focus on the ambiguity of the project space in site-specific, pedagogical and digital contexts to generate new learning as a collective troubleshooting experience.

UGO Project Space was a public art programme of large format site-specific artworks presented on an underused billboard as part of the British Art Show 8's Associate Programme (2016-17) in Southampton, UK. Three curated commissions were shown in a high exposure context, challenging local artists to consider key themes including: notions of the multi-site, parallels in regional industrial decline, and the Southampton celebrity. The project invited curators and commissioned artists to work in new territories and to generate new learning.

This item contains photographic documentation of the artworks exhibited on the UGO Project Space billboard:

Free For All Forever by S. Mark Gubb (24 October - 6 November 2016).

Poor Old Tax Payer [1979] (2016) by Stuart Whipps (21 November - 4 December 2016).

A Starry Night in Southampton by Team Beswick & Pye (Gordon Beswick and Harry Pye) (5 - 18 December 2016).

Photographs courtesy of Alex Batten. Used with permission.

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Funding

Arts Council England

Southampton Cultural Development Trust

University of Southampton

Southampton City Council

History