The Value of Installation Art as a Place Maker

Future Focus; UK at Expo 2020

Nov 3 2021 • 46 mins

Lise Arlot is an art entrepreneur and art business guest lecturer. She is passionate about increasing access to and engagement with art. She co-founded Feral Horses, a global crowdfunding platform which sold shares of about 20 artworks to happy co-owners who are now experiencing the joy of being art collectors.  Lise is now the Head of Operations & Strategy at MTArt Agency, an award-winning talent agency that represents the top visual artists around the world.  In this episode, host Hannah Austin talks to Lise about art’s role in public places, how it ‘turns spaces into places’, and why local communities should be involved in the selection process for the majority of public art pieces. Lise also expounds on the role that the art market plays in supporting and protecting public art pieces. For more information about MTArt Agency and the Inside out Festival, visit https://mtart.agency/ and https://www.westminster.gov.uk/insideout