Image: Loe Bar, Cornwall
courtesy Richard Broomhall, 2016

Image: Par beach near St Austell
Mike Newman, 2017

Image: Goonhilly Downs on the Lizard peninsula
courtesy Richard Broomhall, 2016

May – September 2018

Groundwork is a project organised by CAST, bringing internationally celebrated art and artists to Cornwall. A programme of new commissions and sited work opens in May.


Podcasts, short films, audio recordings and texts reflect on field trips, workshops, talks and research undertaken as part of Groundwork.

Passage for Par

Groundwork commissioned acclaimed choreographer Rosemary Lee to create a new performance specially for Par Sands beach.

Tracing Granite

Artist and quarryman David Paton offers an introduction to the world of Cornwall’s most distinctive stone, granite, with assistance from
Cornish geologist Beth Simons.

In Search of a White Cross

Writer Patrick Langley reports on a four-day field trip across the granite landscapes of Cornwall and Devon.

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