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LOCWS International were invited by the National Waterfront Museum to run a creative workshop on 06/06/16 for pupils from St Thomas Community Primary School, 28 children from the reception class are currently participating in an exciting King’s College London initiative called ‘My Primary School is at the Museum’. Read more…

Visit ‘Art Makes Children Powerful‘ at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

LOCWS International commissioned Bob & Roberta Smith to create ‘Art Makes Children Powerful’ for Art Across the City 2014 in Swansea. We are proud to share these official images of the work in place at it’s current home in the Yorkshire Sculpture Park.  Read more…

Rich White makes installation works about location, sense of place and the relationships that develop between people and their environment. Key aspects of his practice are resonance and discovery. Works are informed by research of the locality, dictated by architecture and space, and through the uncovering of stories of identity, memory, place and history.   Read more…

RICH WHITE : RESISTANCENational Waterfront Museum : 14 May – 19 June 2016

LOCWS International presents RESISTANCE, a bold new commission by artist Rich White at the National Waterfront Museum. The work references the experience of change and regeneration; a process that Swansea has experienced over generations, and is no more evident than in the architectural development of the museum itself.  Read more…

Singleton Hospital’s Hafan y Mor children’s centre have won a top healthcare prize. LOCWS were pleased to work with Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Healthboard to invite children from across Swansea to design kites as part of a vibrant public artwork the new Children’s Development Centre at Singleton Hospital.  Read more…

By responding to Michael Stumpf’s work at the Amphitheatre, UWTSD Fine Art students Rhiannon Ames and Lucy Bethel created a collaborative site-specific event that attempted to disrupt the space with performative intervention.  Read more…

Who are you?
Michael Stumpf. I was born and grew up in Mannheim, Germany, which  happens to be Swansea’s twin city.  I currently work and live in Glasgow. 

Hello, how are you?
In a good mood – busy making things work.

What do you do?
I make art. Read more…

Art Across The City 2015
21st March – 1 June
Launch day: Saturday 21st March

Locws International is pleased to announce five new temporary public art commissions for Art Across The City 2015, our 15th anniversary. In that time we have commissioned over 100 established and emerging local and international artists to make new work in Swansea.

For 2015, we have five new commissions from artists Michael Stumpf, Graham Dolphin, Emily Speed, Colin Priest and David Cushway, bringing you balloons, Wild West monuments, Joe’s ice cream, land speed attempts and tap dancing boulders.  Read more…

In celebration of the Dylan Thomas CentenaryLocws International are proud to share four public artworks currently on display in the city of Swansea, by artists Pete Fowler, DJ Roberts, Mark Folds, and Turner prize winner Jeremy Deller.  For a location map and to plan your visit, click here.

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Locws International are pleased to announce their final commission of 2014, as part of the Dylan Thomas Centenary. Situated on the exterior of Swansea’s famous Kardomah Cafe, artist DJ Roberts has produced a white neon text running along the Park Street exterior that reads:

MICHELANGELO, PING-PONG, AMBITION, SIBELIUS, AND GIRLS…

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