Tatton Park Biennial
The Theme for Tatton Park Biennial 2012 is 'Flights of
May 12th to September 30th
Tatton Park Biennial is a leading contemporary art event.
Every other year new work is commissioned from established and
emerging artists, inspired by and for the historic site in rural
In 2012 the Biennial will examine the human urge to fly and the
aeronautical legacy of Tatton Park and the region.
The third Biennial will work to develop substantial links with
industry, academia and business in the Olympic Year.
Tatton Park Biennial 2010 took place from 8
May to 26 September 2010
The theme of the second Biennial was 'Framing Identity,' a
laboratory for creative experiment and exchange. New works for the
Mansion and Gardens were commissioned from established artists
working internationally and emerging artists working in
As in previous years, the Biennial was supported by an active
education programme and tours, talks and performances. Tatton Park
Biennial 2010 was a finalist for a prestigious EGHN award and was
short-listed for the Lever Prize 2010.
a video of Tatton Park Biennial 2010
Tatton Park Biennial 2008 took place from 3 May to 28 September
The inaugural Biennial took as its theme 'Botanical Collections
and Collectors'. Over 30 artists, performers and writers
developed new work in response to Tatton's gardens.
The Biennial was enhanced by a substantial programme of tours,
performances and talks, education and access activities. Tatton
Park Biennial 2008 was shortlisted for the Lever Prize 2009 and a
Museum and Heritage Award for Excellence.
The curators of Tatton Park Biennial 2008, 2010 and 2012 are
Danielle Arnaud and Jordan Kaplan, from commissioning group
For detailed information about Tatton Park Biennial 2008, 2010 and
2012 please visit: www.tattonparkbiennial.org
/ or Tatton Marketing on 01625 374417 / 01625 374447