Urban Mining x Public Art Coventry

In 2001, Michael Landy destroyed all of his belongings – including his Saab 900 Turbo car (Credit: Break Down, Michael Landy, 2001. An Artangel commission/Parisa Taghizadeh)
Inspiration / public processing of materiels as art: In 2001, Michael Landy destroyed all of his belongings – including his Saab 900 Turbo car (Credit: Break Down, Michael Landy, 2001. An Artangel commission/Parisa Taghizadeh)

Urban mining is a circular economy design methodology focused on the process of extracting anthropogenic materials from a city, repurposing them to create public realm artworks, structures and interventions.

Working with Coventry City Council, Coventry University, Shearer Property Group, Hills and the Future Teaching Trust we will be investigating Coventry as a potential site for the extraction of material resources for reintegration and reuse in city’s the public realm. With a particular focus on the City Centre South redevelopment.

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We would like to hear from you if you have lived and worked in City Centre South in Coventry. Earmarked for redevelopment, we want to capture your stories and connections

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In collaboration with The Futures Trust we ware running a parallel Urban Mining x Public Art Coventry schools programme with President Kennedy, Park Gate and Barr's Hill. Initially run over

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We would like to hear from you if you have lived and worked in City Centre South in Coventry. Earmarked for redevelopment, we want to capture your stories and connections
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