Garnethill's Green Spaces
Friends of Garnethill Green Spaces (FROGGS) [Elke Finkenauer, Ulrike Enslein, Adela Quinn, Bassel Zeid]
Community Garden | Public Park
All: fri | sat | sun | mon
Garnethill Community Garden
Participatory / Community Engaged Art
Friends of Garnethill’s Green Spaces presents functional artworks, responses to place and community, and ephemeral works, situated in Garnethill Park and Garnethill Community Garden. QR codes at each site will provide information about the works and projects.
In Garnethill Park
A sculpture project is underway to mark Garnethill's designation as Scotland's first Quiet Urban Area – a group of socially distanced seats based on a triskeles and incorporating elements inspired by a particular Glasgow Coat of Arms. A banner is in place containing information about the work, and markers will show the location and ground pattern of the work.
The Garnethill Community Bread Oven – a traditional wood fired bread oven – was a collaboration between a number of creatives including Eleanora Jaroszynska, Máté Géhberger, Gavin Philips/Shed Therapy, and FROGGS, and is in continuing use.
Garnethill Park is home to a large scale mosaic mural and painted gable end murals. These were created over 13 months in 1978-9 by professional artists, children, young people and community groups in resistance to civic planning that had condemned much of Garnethill’s tenement housing to be demolished.
In Garnethill Community Garden
(corner of Garnethill Street and Dalhousie Lane)
Origami artist Bassel Zeid has created an origami installation in the community garden adding colour, light and movement to the space.
A series of paper works, previously made at a workshop in the garden hosted by Ulrike Enslein and Adela Quinn, were intended to be placed/planted in the ground however this was delayed due to the pandemic. These will be shown in the community garden before being covered over.
The community garden was home to a temporary sculpture/canopy made by artist Elke Finkenauer which came down in heavy snow over winter. A new iteration will be installed for GOHAF 2021.
FROGGS is the greenspace group in Garnethill G3. Planting for food and sensory enjoyment, they make art, and space for art, welcoming and collaborating with artists and in artistic initiatives.
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Information or printed text will be accessible (ie large form print readily available or on request etc.)
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