Private Views Made Public

Project: Private Views Made Public : Videos & Installation
Location: Sandstone Ridge, Cheshire West
Cost: £1,000 (Commission from Atoll consultancy fee)
Artist: Patricia Mackinnon-Day
Site Programme: 6 months
Atoll Service: Public Art Consultant for (outgoing) Cheshire County Council
Project Status: Completed 2009
Exhibition: 2010 Screen Deva at St Mary’s Centre, Chester


Ian Banks acted as public art consultant and curator for Cheshire County Council in run-up to creation of the new Unitary Authorities of Cheshire East and Cheshire West & Chester. Ian explored the strategic public art strategy opportunities for both new authorities linked to a Cheshire Spaces public realm commissioning programme. Part of this involved curating micro art commissions, such as this muti-seasonal time-lapse video of artist Patricia Mackinnon-Days called  ‘Private Views Made Public, commissioned as part of the Access & Interpretation strand of a wider Habitats & Hillforts programme. This Landscape Partnership Scheme was a Heritage Lottery funded and ran from 2008 to 2012. The project focussed on the chain of historically important hill top Iron Age hillforts that lines Cheshire’s Sandstone Ridge.

Scroll down for more images or videos….



Categories: Public Art

Leave a Reply