Project: Office-wide art collection, accompanying catalogue, opening event, commissions as corporate leaving gifts
Brief: All works of art were to take the company mascot, the penguin, as a strating point. This collection was to be commissioned from a mixture of members of the Society of Wildlife Artists and recently graduated emerging artists, with the former mentoring the latter in the principles of wildlife art.
Services: Advisory, project management of commissions (including two research trips to London Zoo), artist liasion, logistics, catalogue design, framing, installation
Eleanor Watson Captivating . Eleanor was interested in the history of modernist penguin pools and the architecture of captivity. The artist looked at archival photographs to recreate this fictitious modernist pool complete with her assigned penguin, the African penguin.
Chris Rose SWLA Maccaronis
Dafila Scott SWLA Adelie Penguin Rookery
Francisca Prieto Between the Oceans Francisca works with found maps and other paper ephemera in her own practice and so when it came to this commission for the reception area of PIC's offices she sourced maps of the areas around the world where penguins live to create her sculptural paper work.
Dolores de Sade A Determined and Noble Creature Well Adapted to this Cruel and Ruthless Coast
Research Trips to London Zoo