What is it that sets us apart

What is it that sets us apart

A series of 18 flags were commissioned and installed along the Hoe Promenade flag poles as part of the ‘We The People Are The Work’ visual arts programme.

Project Details

Artist: Peter Liversidge
Category: Temporary
Date: 2017
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Commissioner: Plymouth Visual Art Programming Group (PVAPG) Producers: We The People Are The Work Partners: The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art (now MIRROR at Arts University Plymouth), KARST, Peninsula Arts at Plymouth University (now The Arts Institute at the University of Plymouth), Arts Council England and The Box

Singular words or part of a sentence were screen-printed onto each flag and together read as: What is it that sets us apart from what makes us similar What makes us think the same thing at the same time Is it this How good it is to be together.

About the Artist

Peter Liversidge’s practice is diverse and multidisciplinary; his persistent questioning of the world results in pieces that experiment with the idea of what is possible as an artist and within a group. The works are also united by an undercurrent of dark, absurdist humour.