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 opened in May and runs until 30 September.


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


Adam Chodzko made three visits to Cornwall for Groundwork, taking passengers on voyages on his iconic vessel 'Ghost' in May, June and September.

Francis Alÿs in conversation

Francis Alÿs talked about his work on the opening weekend of an exhibition of his film 'The Silence of Ani' at CAST.

Steve McQueen in conversation

Steve McQueen discussed his work in conversation with Nicholas Serota, former Director of Tate.

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