Brussels, one of most important reception center for asylum
seekers in Europe is hosting Artstation and the Paperwork
project in its walls from the 10th to 18th of February.
Artstation based in Cardiff - Wales UK, make huge architectural
paper installations and structures. Theses works are monumental
and beautiful, they also reflect the locations in which
they are produced.
Art Station work has been seen in Japan, Canada, Australia,
London and many other locations in Europe. Their work
has been the subject of BBC television coverage.
The artists are no strangers to the city of Brussels either.
For the 2000 celebrations the installation for Operation
Sunflower was created by Artstation and shown at Musee
des Beaux Arts. Many hundreds of the cities children came
to hear stories about the city of the future.
Artstation at Petit Chateau :
Glenn Davidson will be heading research at Petit Chateau.
Through conversations and recordings a computer design
will be created, reflecting on his experience at Petit
Chateau. There will be opportunities to meet and work
with Glenn, he is particularly interested in hearing about
of asylum seekers at Petit Chateau. The work will
be built in Cardiff with Anne Hayes when he returns to
Cardiff on 18th Feb. The purpose is to show people in
Cardiff what it is like being an asylum seeker in Europe.
Wyn Mason will produce a video
to be shown at the exhibitin in Cardiff's Old Library.
The video will develp the theme of paper work and the
many meanings this can hold for the asylum seekers.
This web-site has been designed by Herve Gouget. He will
be responsible for updating the site during the project,
producing photography and sound research material. Together
with Glenn and Wyn he will select representative samples
of the project and organize an on-line follow-up.