Live Stream Nature Channel receives Sculpture in Context Award 2015
Simon Harris, Minister for the OPW launched Sculpture in Context 2015 at the National Botanic Gardens last night. Madeleine and I were delighted to be awarded one of the five Sculpture in Context Awards for Large Scale Work of Distinction in any medium for our installation Live Stream Nature Channel.
In launching the exhibition Simon Harris commented on the overwhelming numbers of artists submitting for the exhibition – nearly 400 artists submitted with 160 artworks selected and exhibited throughout the gardens and exhibition centre. He also mentioned the high visitor numbers to the Botanic Gardens during the exhibition – over 100,000 visitors come to the Sculpture in Context exhibition every year. Which is a very impressive figure indeed when you consider that the prestigious Turner Prize contemporary art award at Tate Britain in London has an average of 80,000 visitors every year…..
Live Stream Nature Channel got a very enthusiastic response last night with people queuing up to to sit on the chairs and immerse themselves in the live streaming nature!
Sculpture in Context continues at National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin until 16th October 2015
Further information: http://www.sculptureincontext.com/