After an initial research visit in April 2006, Grizedale are
developing a project for the village of Nanling,
Guangdong province, China with Vitamin Creative
Space. Vitamin invited us over to see the village which is
being re-invented as an eco tourist destination by a young
The village has hosted a number of traditional 'engaged' European artists, but these have so far been seen as relatively unsuccessful. Grizedale were invited to look at the situation with a view to applying a new approach.
At the end of April 2008 GA spent a month on the project with artists Bryan & Laura Davies, Guestroom, Jay Yung and Harold Offeh.
See the project website for details and ongoing plans.
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