Hove Plinth shortlist announced

Posted On 09 Jun 2015 at 7:52 am

The ten shortlisted sculptures which could take pride of place on the new Hove Plinth have been announced.

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More than 70 local an international sculptors entered Hove Civic Society’s contest to design an artwork to stand on the plinth on Hove seafront.

The shortlisted entries will now be on show at the Jubilee Library this week, Hove Central Library next week, then King’s Esplanade itself on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 June.

Members of the public can nominate their three favourite sculptures, and then a panel will make a final selection of three on 30 June.

The winners will then be commissioned to create a small model of their designs, with the final pieces being comissioned once full funding is found.

The shortlisted entries are:

  • Beacons by John Atkin FRBS
  • Escape by Matthew James Davies
  • Cirque du Soleil by Pierre Diamantopoulo
  • Flight of the Langoustine by Pierre Diamantopoulo
  • LAN A Suresh Dutt MRBS
  • Convergence by David Harber
  • Perfect Storm by Stephanie Rubin and Jonathan Hogg
  • Camera Man by Roland Stevenson
  • Constellation by Jonathan Wright
  • Promenade by April Young.

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  1. Christopher Hawtree Reply

    Much good talk yesterday evening at a first showing of these potential designs (several of which incorporate digital elements).

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