Monday, 15 April 2013

Peter Liversidge – Flag proposal for Edinburgh Art Festival

Peter Liversidge made a proposal for the Edinburgh Art Festival 2013, inviting anyone in the city with a flag pole to fly a white flag which bears the text: HELLO.
In a city which doubles in size in August, Liversidge's proposal invites Edinburgh to join in a collective and universal greeting. In the artist's own words, a "simple welcome across the roof tops, a buoyant, floating 'Hello'"
from the website of the Edinburgh Art Festval:

The 'HELLO' flag was also part of an edition by Peter Liversidge, published in an edition of 25 + V copies by The Flag Club and Peter Foolen Editions in 2012. There are still a few copies of this edition (a box with this flag, a numbered and signed polaroid photograph and publication Proposals for the Flag Club, membership card and a set of letterpress printed postcards) available from Peter Foolen Editions, see:

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