The Roadside Museum

In partnership with Pool Hey Farm (West Lancashire), the Roadside Museum is now inviting submissions from artists who are interested in experimenting with the ageing process of their work through biological and chemical decay.

Artworks will be buried unprotected in a field at a depth of up to 6 feet, subjected to the elements and developed from the process of interment. The duration of the project will be 12 months from May 2013. Works would need to be in the ground for the entire time whilst the land continues to be farmed.

The site has been chosen due to its location in a high water table with acidic soil which will accelerate the degradation process. The field is low input grassland grazed by livestock and has been permanent pasture for 15 years.

In May 2014, works will be unearthed, documented and sent for analysis by people gathered from a range of professional backgrounds with the additional aim of staging a public exhibition. The analysis and documentation of the artworks and the project itself will be compiled in a limited edition booklet a copy of which each artist will receive. Works would then be returned to artists.

Submissions can be of existing work or proposals for new work. All media will be considered. Please email with details of the work you wish to submit, up to 6 images of previous work and/or a website link.
The Roadside Museum


What: The Roadside Museum
Further Details:
-Visit the Roadside Museum website
Contact: freespaceprojects [at] gmail.com
Deadline: Sun 31 Mar 2013