About this Site

This site contains images, text, video clips, and audio files that provide a contextual background to Bristol’s Public Art commissions’ programme. The work shown has been commissioned by or is a direct result of BCC’s Public Art Policy, supported through funding from Bristol City Council, or developed in partnership with one of the City’s Key Arts Providers.

You can keep up to date with the work Bristol City Council is doing by signing up to our newsletter, listen to audio recordings and podcasts of past talks by artists working in the city, and you can sign up to our RSS feeds. The website is an archive of past projects, and we shall continue to keep this updated, providing information on works, the dates and location of talks, as well as details of forthcoming commission opportunities.

We hope that the website will become a useful resource for those interested in site specific and context based artworks, a research tool for students and academics, or a window into the works in the City’s collection.

To experience this website at its best please use the most up to date browsers and version of QuickTime when possible. For details of the site design and access please see the ‘Accessibility’ section at the base the page.

If you have any feedback, enquiries or suggestions regarding this website, we'd love to hear from you so please contact us. For further details on Bristol’s public status and monuments please visit the www.pmsa.org.uk (The Public Monuments and Sculpture Association).


This version of the Art and the Public Realm Bristol website was launched in January 2011.

Site administrator

Aldo Rinaldi, Senior Public Art Officer, Bristol City Council, aldo.rinaldi@bristol.gov.uk

Website Design

This website was designed Bureau for Visual Affairs, www.bureau-va.com