During 2009 we explored the theme of Generosity across the programme. Five artists were in-residence during the early half of the year and made new works in response to the theme: Bik Van Der Pol, Celine Condorelli, Freee, Luca Frei, and Christodoulos Panayiotou.
7 July — 7 September 2009
Polonca Lovsin was invited to respond to the architectural artwork Amphis at Wysing’s Bourn site. Amphis, a communal building made mainly out of wooden recycled materials, was built by Martin Kaltwasser and Folke Kobberling and volunteers in 2008.
1 March — 31 August 2009
Communities under Construction: Helen Stratford
During her residency Helen Stratford used site-specific and audio-based interventions to make visible the practices that produce and maintain public space in the nearby settlement of Cambourne.
1 March — 30 June 2009
Communities under Construction: Townley and Bradby
For their residency, Townley and Bradby spent three months living at Wysing with their children. Often working in collaboration with the children, they created an intimate portrait of the landscape and the communities around Wysing Arts Centre.
1 February — 30 April 2009
Communities under Construction: A Kassen
After researching Wysing and the surrounding villages the artist group A Kassen, who are based in Copenhagen, developed a spectacular artistic idea in collaboration with Bourn Airfield and which resulted in the work Minus Roof.