The Liberties, D8

MANIFESTO

TO BRING CONTEMPORARY ART TO OUR FELLOW CITIZENS.

TO INSPIRE  WORKS OF ART THAT COME TO LIFE IN THE PUBLIC DOMAIN, AWAY FROM INSTITUTIONS, THAT CAN THEN BE LEFT TO THE CITY.

TO ELEVATE THE URBAN AND SOCIAL TEXTURE AND SEE ART IN PLACES OTHER THAN GALLERIES.

TO LOCATE A VIBRANT ARTISTIC PRESENCE THAT REPRESENTS THE ZEITGEIST (SPIRIT OF THE TIME).

TO OPEN THE FIELD OF EXPERIMENTATION TO THE YOUNGER GENERATION; SO WE MIGHT RECOGNISE OURSELF AGAIN.

TO GIVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO ANYONE PASSING BY TO TAKE THE RISK OF BEING STIMULATED, PROVOKED WITHOUT WARNING OR PREPARATION.

TO RE-INTERPRET THE WALL AS A VERSATILE SPACE BY ALLOWING UNHEARD VOICES THE CHANCE TO SHOW, "A MISE EN SCENE", AN INTERACTION WITH THE VIEWER.

 

TO FIND EXHIBITION SITES THAT PRESENT URBAN ART AS NEW VISUAL ENTERTAINMENT.

TO TRANSFORM THE WALLS IN PLATFORMS, SCREENS FOR DIFFERENT EXPERIENCES, OR DIFFERENT WRITINGS...WALLS OF FREEDOM, OF ENERGY. WALLS OF CREATIVITY. LISTEN TO THE WALLS.

TO EXPOSE ORIGINAL WORKS OF ART IN AN INTERNATIONAL SEARCH FOR CONTEMPORARY VISUAL TALENT.

TO ALLOW THE POSSIBILITY OF THE CONTEMPORARY ART TO APPEAR IN TEMPORARY FORMS.

TO RE-CREATE LARGE EVENTS IN NON CONVENTIONAL LOCATIONS AND SHOW THE NEW LANGUAGE OF CONTEMPORARY ART.