I would like to introduce you to pylon, a pilot project initiated to support
the development and distribution of work by 3 individual new media
installation artists. As an alternative to gallery representation, pylon
seeks to explore new possibilities for critical engagement and professional
development in order to raise the profile of its member artists.
pylon artists Andy Gracie, Jen Southern and Steve Symons, along with myself
as Project Development Manager, have been working together for nearly a year
and bring together a broad base of expertise and resources which are
employed to promote their practice to a wider audience and facilitate new
opportunities for exhibition and critical dialogue.
By operating as a small network of individual artists, pylon enables a
collective approach to marketing, research and networking, without
compromising the identity or integrity of each solo practice.
Please visit the pylon website at www.pylon.tv for further details about the
Are you - or is anyone you know - working with a similar model? If so, we
would love to hear from you! Even if not, any thoughts on the subject or
other feedback would be most welcome. Please reply to [log in to unmask]
Project Development Manager