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The Power of Place: Comedy and Curse

In his short talk Gordan shares some some of his large scale public art projects, explaining some of the intriguing results that arises: from the sinister to the snigger inducing.

 

Speaker Gordon Young

Gordon Young is one of the UK’s leading artists in the field of public art. With over 20 years’ experience, he has created some incredible pieces: from forests of typographic trees to Walls of Wishes.  His latest and most ambitious project is the Comedy Carpet, a 1,880m2 granite typographical pavement made up of the jokes, songs and catchphrases of famous comedians and writers.