CARLOS ACOSTA - Dance Centre
Commissioned by Sadler's Wells
Studio Radar has been commissioned by the Sadler’s Wells to create a series of images to fundraise toward the restoration of a School of Ballet in Havana as the Carlos Acosta Dance Centre.
DAVID RICKARD - Exhaust project
Commissioned by Galleria Michela Rizzo
David Rickard partnered with Manuel Vason on the creation of a series of limited edition prints to be presented as part of the Venice Biennale.
TATE DIRECTORS : Portraits
Commissioned by Tate Modern
The PR management at Tate commissioned Manuel Vason/StudioRadar to create a series of portraits of each Tate director.
A part from authority and confidence the images wanted to portrait the directors interacting with one of their favourite artwork part of the Tate Collection.
Commissioned by the Art Council of Wales
A commission by Cardiff-based production company Truth Department to create images specific to the site of the ruins of Hafodunos in Wales. It resulted in a special publication ’Margaret Sandbach – A Tragedy in Marble and Ink’, by Mark Baker & Dewi Gregory. The project was based on the life of Victorian poet Margaret Sandbach, who was modelled by the artist Michelle Outram.
From Belgians to Brexit
To celebrate one of Folkestone’s favourite paintings, gifted to the town in 1916, Folkestone Fringe and artist Manuel Vason invited a large group of participants to be part of a photographic recreation at Folkestone Harbour Arm.
The photograph is now part of the permanent collection on display at the Museum of Folkestone.
BATTERSEA ART CENTRE -
Commissioned by Battersea Art Centre
Studio Radar was commissioned to create a large group image to commemorate the opening of the renewed Grand Hall after it was destroyed by fire in 2015. 'We wanted to champion the principles which have enabled the organisation to get back on its feet. So we devised a photograph of our friends coming together, pictured with our collective values. “Not for me, Not for you, But for Us” is Battersea’s mid-19th century motto and is one of Battersea Arts Centre’s core values. We think it captures a spirit of generosity and shared endeavour.'
FUEL THEATRE - 10th Anniversary
Fuel Theatre commissioned Studio Radar to create a special limited edition set of photographs. 'We wanted to celebrate all the people with whom we will continue to make incredible, creative ideas in the future. We asked some of them to create an image with Manuel Vason which included themselves and an object which spoke of their relationship with Fuel. And then we asked them to share some thoughts for the future.'
The result is a very special box of images which are available in a limited edition of 250, designed by Valle Walkley.” – Fuel Theatre
Spill Tarot - Barbican
Commissioned by Spill Festival
The SPILL Performance Tarot is a new artist led experimental project at the heart of SPILL Festival of Performance 2009, conceived and produced by Pacitti Company. SPILL is London’s premiere festival of performance, live art and experimental theatre. The SPILL Tarot project brings together a new constituency of contemporary makers from a variety of disciplines, in order to create a new deck of tarot cards. In collaboration with SPILL commissioned...