Palace intrusions 2006 – 2008

Palace Intrusions

Palace Intrusions was a year-long public arts project produced by Artmusic. It was curated by composer Helen Ottaway and performance artist Melanie Thompson. The project took take place in Wells, Somerset, with monthly events and arts interventions, called Benchmarks, beginning … Read more

Beacon Quay Public Art Project 2004 – 2006

beacon quay ring

Project Review May 2006 Paul Osborne Senior Urban Design and Landscape Officer, Torbay Council Background In October 2004 Torbay Council was approached by lead artist Melanie Thompson who proposed to work with the authority to create a site specific piece … Read more

Scallop project 1999-2000

Scallop Project

1 year residency in small Somerset village and in collaboration with artist /doctor Jane Hazlewood. Received local and Millennium funding. Final event September 30th 2000 Chillington, Somerset. Brief description of the Residency A three phase project, beginning and ending in … Read more

Zwillinge Project 1992 – 1996

Zwillinge Project

In July 1992 Melanie began working with Kirsten Lavers (Installation artist) on a series of site-specific Live Art works. Their collaboration was called The Zwillinge Project. Zwillinge is the German word for twins. The Zwillinge Project made 10 episodes / … Read more