Winner of Artist Open Call 2019, Andy McKeown, showcases a bespoke piece of work at Arts by the Sea. His piece, titled BeachHuts, is a Bournemouth inspired, outdoor light-art installation that beat 40 other entries to be commissioned. Using new media, light, sound, image and video projection, BeachHuts is a mesmerising, visual display of footage captured from the local area. Past projects of this passionate artist, animator and programmer include temporary and permanent lightworks for Blackpool Illuminations, York Minster Cathedral, and Nottingham Castle, and interactive computer projects for Channel 4 Schools, Granada and West Ham FC.
Want to get creative and submit your own 10-second video clip to be integrated into Andy McKeown's light installation? Simply follow these steps:
1) Film your coast, well-being and happiness-related 10-second clip using a phone camera (top tip: keep your phone still rather than moving)
2) Make sure that there is no sound on your clip and that it is no longer than 10 seconds
3) Upload your masterpiece to Instagram using the hashtag #bh19aim2
Please note: submission does not guarantee inclusion in the final piece. Deadline for uploads is 26th September. All films must relate in some way to the coast, well-being and happiness. By Submitting a clip, the author grants permission for its use in the BeachHUTS installation and they are not using copyrighted material. Authors must use the hashtag #bh19aim2 to be considered.
Friday 27th September
Middle Gardens | 17:00 until 21:00
Saturday 28th September
Middle Gardens | 12:00 until 22:00
Sunday 29th September
Middle Gardens | 12:00 until 21:00