Temporary public art in Plymouth
A selection of public art commissions that have been displayed in recent years.
A concrete sculpture that paid homage to ‘Plymouth Rock’, a geological object claimed to be the first thing the passengers of the Mayflower set foot on when they arrived in America in 1620.
A performance piece that brought together Plymouth’s D/deaf and hearing communities to form a silent choir.
A live performance which brought together swimmers in Plymouth Sound with a string orchestra and members of the public.
An audio installation circumnavigating Armada Way carrying biographical stories of adventures and departures inspired by sailor Bernard Moitessier.
An audio and soft sculpture installation that explored LGBTQ+ narratives of Plymouth.
A series of artworks spanning sculpture to ink drawings inspired by the discovery of the Cattedown Caves in the 1880’s.
A live performance piece in Drake Circus shopping centre to launch the name for ‘The Box’.
A multi-platform artwork that incorporated sound and sculpture.
Large scale light projections on key buildings throughout Plymouth city centre.
A series of public art commissions ranging from sculpture to live performance, highlighting central park’s recreational use, beauty and heritage.
A sweeping arch of red, ceramic poppy heads that surround Plymouth War memorial to commemorate the First World War centenary.
Three large scale sculptures carved from Kilkenny limestone representing organic forms and natural patterns.
A series of flags raised on Plymouth Hoe to commemorate the work of Stanley Gibbons Ltd stamp collecting.
A repetition of neon text in alternating colours installed on the outside wall of Plymouth Arts Centre stating ‘Start a Revolution’.
Decorative textile covers made for the stone plinths surrounding the Sundial on Armada Way.
A procession of scooter riders through Plymouth’s streets; carrying flags depicting a tree as a commentary of environmental issues.
A series of 18 screen-printed flags installed along the Hoe Promenade flag poles.
A performative piece where the artist reads aloud popular works of literature on various public park benches.
The bizarre and the spectacular collide in a performance featuring drummers and alternative beauty queens at Pebblestone Beach.
The head of a fictional, robotic character erected in the city centre where viewers could step inside the mind of a ‘Gold One’ in a socially engaged project.
A performance piece with a playful and humorous take on the city's naval history; moving throughout the city, stopping at various locations to entertain passers-by.
A large, neon, alien like form sculpture inspired by science fiction.