23 Nov '15, 8am

Rustic reclaimed concert hall pops up in a bombed-out Bristol church https://t.co/aneQFxqU7s https://t.co/dhU10Mtcxo

Rustic reclaimed concert hall pops up in a bombed-out Bristol church https://t.co/aneQFxqU7s https://t.co/dhU10Mtcxo

‘ new installation, Sanctum, opened October 29, fully contained within the roofless shell of a church in Bristol. From the looks of these photographs captured by Max McClure , the opening was a rollicking good time, an appropriate kick-off for a 24-day continuous program of sound, featuring hundreds of performers, artists, and speakers. This is the first public project in the United Kingdom for the Chicago-based artist, and Sanctum follows the same vein as the rest of Gates’ body of work. He aims to breathe new life into sites which have been ‘sleeping’ by using locally-sourced materials to build his installation pieces. The timbers, bricks, doors and windows for Sanctum came from former Georgian houses and 19th century sites across Bristol.

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