Wolfgang Weileder: 'Cone' Dunston Staiths, Gateshead, UK
4th July - 19th September 2014
Dunston Staiths, Gateshead NE8 2BF
OS Grid Reference: NZ2359262666
OS Grid Coordinates: 423592, 56266
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9581, -1.6331
CONE is an architectural-scale artwork by Wolfgang Weileder situated on the Dunston Staiths, a landmark Scheduled Monument on the south bank of the River Tyne in Newcastle Gateshead.
As a catalyst for debate on the diverse understanding of 'Sustainability', Cone will offer a platform for new insights and discussion, informing disciplines from fine art to urban design, community development, environmental and planning policy. Cone stems from the Jetty Project on Art & Sustainability, and interdisciplinary research project funded by the AHRC and coordinated by Newcastle University and the University of Manchester.
Workplace Gallery is a contemporary art gallery run by artists.
Based in Gateshead UK, Workplace Gallery represents a portfolio of emerging and established artists through the gallery programme, curatorial projects and international art fairs.