NEST has involved the people of Northern Ireland making art on a massive scale through the simple act of donating an object, telling a story or performing as part of a large community chorus. Almost 2000 objects have been donated by people of all ages and from all walks of in Northern Ireland. Attached to all donated objects is a handwritten label that reveals some personal story, history or commentary associated with each person’s object. These objects have been formed into a massive public art installation inside a huge warehouse called T13, located in Belfast’s Titanic Quarter opposite the new Titanic visitors centre. An unusual ‘census’, NEST is a collection of hidden personal moments - a moving and revealing portrait of the people that make up Nort
No tickets are required between 22ndand 29thJuly when the exhibition will be open daily from 12pm – 8pm in T13. Smaller scale impromptu musical interventions will occur during this period and the installation will run continuously from 4pm on the 21stJuly until 8pm on 29thJuly 2012. Exhibition catalogues that contain the full list of donated objects and accompanying stories, as well as details of people and groups involved in the creation of NEST will be on sale during the exhibition.
For more information on NEST contact Cathie McKimm, Project Manager, on 07874 023528 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. .More information on Facebook (nest2012) or twitter (2012nest).