Manchester School of Art Vertical Gallery | Exterior Architectural Installation

After finding out that my installation proposal had been shortlisted, the panel asked if I would consider re-pitching an idea for an outside location...quite a challenge! Never having had to consider the durability of my work from exterior conditions, as well as the complications of fixings on the exterior of the building, there was a lot for me to explore and develop for my proposal. 

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As well as developing my work for an exterior context I also added further details to the piece, creating an overhead canopy as well as the drop down sections originally proposed for the interior. This will create a more immersive surrounding space within the vast expanse of the courtyard.

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After developing my ideas further and considering many technical aspects to the fabrication of the piece, I'm very excited to say that my proposal has been selected and I am to build my first exterior architectural installation in the courtyard of the Benzie Building's Vertical Gallery!

The chance for me to exhibit my work in an exterior installation context is such a fantastic opportunity, and will be a real learning experience! This will enable me to experience the challenges and complications of building large scale architectural work personally. An exciting (and a little terrifying) experience!