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2017 June: Believe it or not, Malet Street Gardens are having the ´Phantom Railings´ back as part of the London´s Festival of Architecture 2017. How not to when this year´s curatorial theme draws on MEMORY?. Go railing!

 

2017 May: ´P|A|N´ has been selected to take part of DIALOGOS IMPOSTERGABLES at the XX Bienal of Architecture and Urbanism in Chile next October.

 

2016 November: ´P|A|N´ being exhibited in the context of ´Mediations, Art & Design Agency and Participation in Public Space´ International Conference at the Royal College of Art in London.

Some images of the conference on Facebook

2016 September: ´P|A|N´ featured in Traders Talk part of the EU TRADERS Project (short for ‘Training Art and Design Researchers in Participation for Public Space’) - an FP7, Marie Curie Multi-ITN project. www.tr-aders.eu/

2016 April ´P|A|N´: A new commission by Siemens-Stiftung Foundation for their project ‘Changing Spaces / Espacios Revelados’ in Santiago, Chile.

2016 January ´PHANTOM RAILINGS´ at the CCA California College of the Arts.

Phantom Railings is being exhibited at the CCA as part of the Symposium PLATFORMS: Augmented Histories of Space
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2015 December ´OUTSIDER´: Launch at MilM2, Santiago Chile.

I was joined at the wonderful space Proyecto Pendiente (MilM2) by a fabulous panel of speakers to present Outsider in Chile: the artist Pablo Rivera, curator and critic Ignacio Szmulewicz, art historian Sophie Halart and Fernando Portal + Pedro Sepulveda from MilM2. Outsider has been made possible thanks to the support of the Chilean Government through their Grants to the Arts - FONDART 2015.
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2015 December ´OUTSIDER´: Launch at MilM2, Santiago, Chile.

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2015 October ´OUTSIDER´: Launch at the Architectural Association.

A great conversation with Andreas Lang from Public Works; Gonzalo Herrero, curator at the Design Museum; and Rory Hyde, architecture curator at the V&A where we discussed garden squares all the way to the Garden Bridge. Thanks to all those who came and contributed to the discussion.
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2015 October ´OUTSIDER´ is OUT! Join us for the launch at the AA Bookshop.

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2015 October - ´OUTSIDER´ is OUT! : And what a best way to commemorate than to launch both the book and an oficial video of the Phantom Railings. Here we go:

 

2015 July ´SIT´ TURBINE FESTIVAL 2015, TATE MODERN.

2015 July - SIT @ TATE MODERN, TURBINE FESTIVAL: SIT going mad…

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2015 July (Saturday 25th) - TATE MODERN, TURBINE FESTIVAL : Come and join to SIT@TATE during the TURBINE FESTIVAL.

 

2015 June - The Garden Square Project:

THE GARDEN SQUARE PROJECT has been decommissioned due to a ‘curatorial conflict’. See the online archive of the project.
 

2015 May - Soon… THE GARDEN SQUARE PROJECT - A Tate Modern Commission.

 

2014 October - SCAR: Memory and Amnesia in Contested Urban Narratives

Catalina Pollak invited to run one of the workshops at BERLIN UNLIMITED Urban Arts Festival.
 

2014 - Eleven playing the Phantom Railings:

 

2014 July - For the third - and probably last - year, The Phantom Railings are back in Malet St Gardens!

 

2013 Nov - Public Talks available Online

We have made the documentation of the symposium ‘Agoraphobia:? Railings and Public Space’ available online.

 

2013 Nov - Bye bye again…: The Phantom Railings have been taken down again… If you miss them, let us know.

 

2013, 31st Oct - Public Performance: Public Performance at Phantom Railings, Malet Street Gardens by choreographers Francisca Rivas and Pepa Ubera in collaboration with TripSpace (image credits Josefina López)

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2013 Oct - INVITATION: Please join us for the public performance and symposium 'Agoraphobia?: Railings and Public Space', an event commissioned by Camden New Wave -a new arts programme by Camden Council; and conceived as an extension to Phantom Railings.

 

‘Agoraphobia? : Railings and Public Space’ - Thursday 31st October 2013

Public Performance – Malet Street Gardens – 1pm & 2pm
Public Talks and Discussion – Senate House – 5pm
 

2013 Oct - New Commission from Camden Council: Phantom Railings will be taking part of Camden New Wave a new arts programme co-commissioned by Camden Council and the Centre for Creative Collaboration.

 

2013 July: Public Interventions is proud to announce that the ‘Phantom Railings’ are coming back to life during summer 2013. The temporary public art sculpture will be re-installed in Malet Street Gardens, Bloomsbury, following a public petition raised after the installation was taken down last year.

 

2012 Oct - on the BBC!:

BBC NEWS broadcast: "Resurrecting Phantom Railings in London"

 

2012 Oct

BBC MUNDO, if you prefer trying the Spanish version!
 

2012 July - A taste of the opening event:

 

2012 April - Developing the technology at C4CC (Centre for Creative Collaboration):