23 October — 30 November 2008

The concept of the Walking House came out of N55’s residency at Wysing in 2007, during which the artists researched the lifestyles and legal concerns relating to people of traveller origin. N55 took the concept of the historic model of the 18th century Romany horse carriage - as a tool for mobility that has a minimal effect on the environment - and re-worked it for the 21st century. 

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19 September — 5 October 2008

Wysing went INSIDE OUT; turning our entire 11 acre site over to the 24 contemporary artists who worked here from studios.  Artists took over kitchens, offices, greenhouses and the gallery spaces as an alternative take on the open studios format, revealing hidden and unseen places that may never have been noticed before.

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20 March — 27 April 2008

The London based artists collective Public Works worked with Bourn map-makers, ramblers, land-owners and local primary school for a year looking at creative ways of talking about the local area.

This residency culminated in the exhibition Cross Country: An Exploration into Rural Public Space

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19 January - 24 February 2008

Wysing re-opened following a one-year closure period that saw a £1.7 million capital development project create new studios and a new reception building. The occasion was marked by an exhibition of work by the twenty four artists who were working from studios at the time.

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