Public Art continued
Nick Wade will talk in detail about a public artwork in Halberstat, Germany, where a 630 year musical tribute to the american composer John Cage is in its 11th year. He will then speak about his own attempts to secure public art projects, the conceptual project in relation to the site the models and variations, the budgeting, presentation and the many stages in production and installation which were necessary in his 2005 project "The Illumination" for the Winnipeg Millenium Library.
Wade has been teaching in the Art Dept. at the University for 16 years.Before that he taught at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, for the University of Victoria in Nelson B.C., Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia and Queen’s University in Kingston Ontario. Sculpture, printmaking and photography are his primary media.
image: first variation for a public project yet to be built