Thanks so much to everyone who came out last night for the in conversation event with Platform artists in residence Simon and Tom Bloor. We thoroughly enjoyed the discussion and thoughtful contributions made by all!
Here are some links to a few articles and resources that were mentioned, as well as upcoming residency events at Site Gallery:
1. The Playscapes Blog http://www.play-scapes.com/
Published by American researcher, Paige Johnson, who will be speaking at Site Gallery at 5.30 pm Tuesday 16 Sept.
More information and booking here: http://bit.ly/1wgu64M
2. A selection of Playscapes blog posts which focus on the visionary architects and designers who have influenced Simon and Tom’s residency project
Planning for Play by Lady Allen Hurtwood: http://bit.ly/1lloykZ
Richard Dattner’s play cubes http://bit.ly/VHR83W
Joseph Brown, playground designer and Princeton boxing instructor! http://bit.ly/1qwROkW
Aldo van Eyck: http://bit.ly/1whkFCr
4.Seventeen playgrounds http://bit.ly/1o4IoQy
A forthcoming publication on the prolific work of Dutch, post-war architect, Aldo van Eyck. This book is authored by Anna van Lingen and Denisa Kollarova who will be speaking at Site Gallery 11 am – 12.30 pm Saturday 20 Sept.
More information and booking here: http://bit.ly/1whg3fA
5. When play got serious http://bit.ly/1o5Ysx2
A recent essay written by Swiss Urban planner Gabriela Burkhalter and published in the summer edition of Tate Etc.. We highly recommend this great read!
- Sara Cluggish, Site Gallery Curator