Days A Week 2003 : Internationale
Kunstausstellung Höhen Art, Simonskall, Germany in 2003.
FAR AGO, LONG AWAY', Pete Clarke and Georg Gartz representing Eight Days a Week where invited to participate in ‘Internationale Kunstausstellung Höhen Art, Simonskall, Germany in 2003. The artists participate in the above exhibition to show recent collaborative paintings and a public performance. The exhibition catalogue was funded by Kunst speisen and commissioned to make a site related work for an outdoor sculpture exhibition looking at the environment and social history,or the `KUNST KULTUR NATUR',.
Simonskall is a very important and significant historical World War Two site and was also an artists’ colony during the Weimar Republic led by Franz Wihelm Seiwert and the Gruppe Progressiver Künstler. The commission was to make an outdoor piece reflecting this environmental social and cultural context and explore issues for today. It was reviewed in Aachener Zeitung, and was funded by and featured on their website
“eight days a week” ‘Interface’, Kooperative K, Hagen, Germany & Liverpool Art School 2003-4, Interface explores European artists working in collaboration, challenging concepts of originality and authenticity through dialogue and experimentation.