It was a great success on Saturday! Mobileland team were delighted to see so many people enjoying the space and games.
Here is a little video memory from the CEPELINA. More photos are coming soon!
GPO & MOBILELAND
DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURE
DATE: 9th of MAY 2015
VENUE: MOBILELAND SITE (Adjacent land to Greek Thomson Church, Cathcart road, Glasgow)
Dear students, staff and friends of MOBILELAND,
We are pleased to invite you to the Spring opening of the first MOBILELAND OLYMPICS in Gorbals followed by the launch of the air-frame pavilion coined ‘CEPELINA ARTSHIP’, an unique inflatable structure designed and built by Laura Petruskeviciute and Paulina Naruseviciute at Glasgow Project Office (GPO), which accommodates art and lighting in motion.
The whole event will take place on Saturday 9th of May (afternoon) and it is distributed is two parts:
The registration is free and starts at 3pm. You play in teams of four players each. The repertoire of games consists of:
LOVE IS IN THE AIR (air-games) 16.00
ECO-GLOBING (balling) 16.30
LEBOWSKY GARDEN (outdoor bowling) 17.00
PING or PONG (table tennis) 17.30
POLLOCK MESS (dripping & dotting mural) 18.00
AWARDS (break) 19.00
followed by refreshments
The opening starts with a brief welcome talk led by Dr Cristian Suau, coordinator of Glasgow Project Office and MOBILELAND, followed by a lecture titled ‘Temporary Activation’ by Laura Petruskeviciute and Paulina Naruseviciute -fifth year students in Architecture at the University of Strathclyde; MOBILELAND leaders and founders of RESTART- studio which is supported by two short screenings:
– Screening 1: Inflatable Pavilion Test at 8.30 (15min duration)
– Screening 2: Inflatable Pavilion Test at 9.00 (15min duration)
Both screenings will take place at 20:30 pm (30-min duration; inside the pavilion). These animations offer a perfect opportunity to experience an experimental pneumatic space and the power of temporary architecture. However, due to internal space limitation only 15 people will be accommodated inside at once. For this reason we invite you to book a place through Eventbrite:
NOTE: Please book online quickly! The booking was released this week and you still have chances to experience this unique air-frame installation.
The lecture is sponsored by MOBILELAND Strathclyde University, Glasgow Project Office (GPO) – Department of Architecture, Glasgow City Council and Stalled Spaces. The admission is free only for Strathclyde students and staff members. Note: Bring your ticket and show it at pavilion entrance. More information is available at:
Dr Cristian Suau
Coordinator of Glasgow Project Office and MOBILELAND
Department of Architecture
University of Strathclyde