'Shop Local', Bob and Roberta Smith, 2006 , LB Hackney, London. Commissioned by PEER. Photo: courtesy PEER and the artist. More info.
With the highest concentration of development happening in London, how can the public realm reflect the nature, diversity and cultural identity of the different places in the Lower Lea Valley? Art in the Open worked on different scales to research opportunities and measure the long term effects as development progresses and places evolve.
Art in the Open had an advisory role with the Arts and Culture Team at the Olympic Delivery Authority, including as a member of their selection panels, and the London Thames Gateway Development Corporation.