SS Great Britain Public Art Commission

Andromeda Artist Simon Periton commissioner Linden Homes PLC Arts Consultant Tessa Fitzjohn

Garden of Reason, Ham House & Garden, National Trust

2011 – 2012

Eight artists commissions in a unique seventeenth century garden. The commissions will be inspired by the place, its survival and history. A supporting programme of live art and interaction will include curatorial tours, performance and four additional arts and heritage commissions with Ham Youth Centre, Ham Multi-cultural Women’s Group, Ham United Group and the International Youth Arts Festival to research little known histories to create¬† information new visitors. Garden of Reason has been awarded grants from Arts Council England and Heritage Lottery Fund.


Alexandra da Cunha
Tom Dale

Garden of Reason Catalogue

Ham House & Garden

Look Ahead Housing and Care/Positive Places

Five art commissions for supported housing

Laura Ford Bevan House garden

Seamus Staunton Earls Court Loop

Common Room Productions

(DIY customize, DIY Garden, DIY Publish). A project made for 64 Campbell Road, London E3 from March-May 2007, by Ella Gibbs in collaboration with residents, staff and invited guests.

Barrington Court Contemporary Art Project

Commissioner National Trust

Role: Adviser on use of buildng, process of selection and selection criteria and funding.

Seeds of Change/Ballast Seed Garden


Public Art commission Seeds of Change/Ballast Seed Garden

Role Associate Producer, External Projects, Arnolfini

Artist Maria Thereza Alves

Steering group/partners: Bristol City Council; Bristol University Botanic Garden; the Create Centre; Cycle City, Sustrans; Bristol Museum and Bristol Records Office.

The project¬† will form part of the cultural offer of the Harbourside. Conceptually relevant to the hidden histories of Bristol’s Maritime past, and a permanent reminder of Bristol’s Maritime trading history. Seeds of Change opened in June 2012, as a floating Ballast Seed Garden celebrating the Cultural Olympics.

image of bristol docks