Mike Brookes's Blog – May 2012 Archive (2)

hangar 858

The site for Coriolan/us this coming August has officially been announced - Hangar 858 - a decommissioned WW2 aircraft hanger in St Athan, South Wales. Built in the late 1930's, and beautifully directly engineered, the vast open space contained and framed below its sweeping single span cast cement ceiling is providing us with both a place to realise this work, and also a context within which we can start to locate it.

On our latest site visit we were accompanied…

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Added by Mike Brookes on May 28, 2012 at 18:25 — No Comments

some things happen, some things don't

At the heart of any event - memorable or otherwise - something concrete is happening. An obvious statement in itself, but still an acknowledgement that has engaged my thoughts a lot in recent years. And is again.

As I find myself focusing more and more on the structures and behaivours that might balance our intentions for Coriolan/us, I am enevitably asking myself what I might really be wanting to happen there. And over the past few days - as my thoughts have turned towards…

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Added by Mike Brookes on May 4, 2012 at 7:30 — No Comments

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