Castle Follies and Elephants Launch

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Castles, Follies and Elephants, collaborative project between Harper Perry Architects and artist Oliver Perry opened this week in the grounds of Kielder Castle. The temporary installation is free and open to the general public with a commisioned map detailing the trail. The project developed out of research into the...

Gresham Horse Procession

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Last weekend saw the public prosession of Isabel Lima’s Gresham Wooden Horse from Middlesbrough Institute for Modern Art to a site on Union Street on the Gresham estate which we helped design with Isabel, Tilt Workshop and Engineers at Structural and Civil Engineers. The Gresham Estate is a large...

Gresham Horse

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It’s not every day you get asked to help to design a trojan horse.  This weekend, working with the artist Isabel Lima and Middlesbrough Institute for Modern Art (MIMA), the residents of the Gresham housing estate in Middlesbrough will to taking a 6m tall wooden horse sculpture through the...

Hatton Pavilion – Open at Baltic Square

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The Hatton Pavilion launched last week at Baltic Square, Gateshead Quays.  We have been working on the demountable pavilion with Glasgow-based artist Toby Paterson since September 2016. The Hatton Pavilion will tour venues in Newcastle and Gateshead from April – August 2017. It launches on Baltic Square on Friday...

Coastival

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We’re back from a weekend at the Scarborough Coastival winter festival where we installed our microcosmic summer holiday into the confines of a two-berth caravan.  Visitors were invited to immerse themselves into an audio-visual cocophony of sights and sounds that recall hazy summer days along the Scarborough sea front. ...

Towards A Self-Build Guild?

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We’re very excited to have been longlisted(!) for the National Custom & Self Build Association Self Build Starter Home competition. Our proposal took a deviant approach to the brief, proposing a ‘Self-Build-Guild’. The Guild is an organisation to support and enable self-build for people with little or no upfront...

HarperPerry selected for Coastival 2017

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HarperPerry have been selected to feature at the Coastival Festival 2017.  The annual winter festival held in Scarborough bring the town to life during the dark nights of Feburary with a programme of  art, performance and music.  HarperPerry will be featuing a mobile installation to portal visitor into the...

Hatton Showcase – Designs for a touring pavilion

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Showcase: Designs for a Touring Pavilion is part of the offsite programme which aims to maintain the profile of the Hatton Gallery whilst it is closed for a £3.8million refurbishment, which has been funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. HarperPerry have been appointed to work with the artists Catrin...