Enchanted Parks

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  • Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Completed: 2010
  • Client: Culture 10

Project Info:

Brief: To submit an outdoor arts proposal based on the 12 days of Chrismas, to be exhibited for 4 nights as part of the NewcastleGatehead Winter Festival in saltwell Park.

Design: xsite were one of the 12 selected artists commissioned to take part in Enchanted Parks 2009. On the theme of the 12 days of Christmas xsite transformed the Listed Victorian Bandstand into a life size turning music box.

Displaying 11 beautiful ladies dancing to softly playing music. The pieces were made from 3mm laser cut mild steel, the silhouettes were then mounted on to turning circles powered by small motors. The event lasted 4 evenings and was seen by over 7000 visitors.