Category Archives: Conversations

Writing Commission-Rosanna Lowe

Rosanna Lowe was commissioned by the GVG Team following an open call for writers to respond to the Goonhilly Village Green project. It’s a beautiful day in the month of May. The sun is shining, the hawthorn is blooming and

Writing Commission-Rosanna Lowe

Rosanna Lowe was commissioned by the GVG Team following an open call for writers to respond to the Goonhilly Village Green project. It’s a beautiful day in the month of May. The sun is shining, the hawthorn is blooming and

Artist Blog: Beth Emily Richards

For Goonhilly Village Green, I was invited to make a work that welcomes visitors to GVG, and also responds to the collection at the Museum of Cornish Life. As an artist who loves to work both in site-responsive ways and

Artist Blog: Beth Emily Richards

For Goonhilly Village Green, I was invited to make a work that welcomes visitors to GVG, and also responds to the collection at the Museum of Cornish Life. As an artist who loves to work both in site-responsive ways and

Artist Blog : Paul Chaney

Artist Paul Chaney considering the agricultural possibilities of the Downs to support people: I stand on the edge of a desolate windswept and sodden bog. A brownish smudge of a hedge lays against the brownish smudge of late winter’s heath.

Artist Blog : Paul Chaney

Artist Paul Chaney considering the agricultural possibilities of the Downs to support people: I stand on the edge of a desolate windswept and sodden bog. A brownish smudge of a hedge lays against the brownish smudge of late winter’s heath.

Artist Blog : Paul Chaney

Artist Paul Chaney talks about his time updating the FieldMachine programme to work for Goonhilly Downs: “Two screen grabs from the FieldMachine – which has been programmed with crops that may (or may not) be possible to grow on the

Artist Blog : Paul Chaney

Artist Paul Chaney talks about his time updating the FieldMachine programme to work for Goonhilly Downs: “Two screen grabs from the FieldMachine – which has been programmed with crops that may (or may not) be possible to grow on the

Artist Blog: James Hankey

James Hankey has spent time researching the history and future of Goonhilly Earth Station, with a particular interest in visualising the motion of waves. The Goonhilly Heritage Society (GHS) holds weekly meetings in their HQ at ‘B-site’, on Goonhilly Downs;

Artist Blog: James Hankey

James Hankey has spent time researching the history and future of Goonhilly Earth Station, with a particular interest in visualising the motion of waves. The Goonhilly Heritage Society (GHS) holds weekly meetings in their HQ at ‘B-site’, on Goonhilly Downs;

Artist Blog: Sara Bowler

This year, Goonhilly Village Green founding artist Sara Bowler will be exploring notions of invisible boundaries, following research into land ownership and the history of Trelowarren Estate which once included the land that the Earth Station now stands on. I’ve

Artist Blog: Sara Bowler

This year, Goonhilly Village Green founding artist Sara Bowler will be exploring notions of invisible boundaries, following research into land ownership and the history of Trelowarren Estate which once included the land that the Earth Station now stands on. I’ve

Artist Blog : Oliver Raymond-Barker

Goonhilly Village Green Artist Oliver Raymond-Barker gives us an insight into his commission. Oliver will be creating a new camera obscura that will be temporarily situated on the Downs for The Gathering. This is a small structure that you can

Artist Blog : Oliver Raymond-Barker

Goonhilly Village Green Artist Oliver Raymond-Barker gives us an insight into his commission. Oliver will be creating a new camera obscura that will be temporarily situated on the Downs for The Gathering. This is a small structure that you can

Goonhilly Village Green at The Clubhouse

Goonhilly Village Green is delighted to be this fortnight’s featured artist-led group at The Clubhouse, currently located at The Exchange Gallery in Penzance. The Clubhouse has been set up by Field Notes curators Cat Bagg and Rosie Thomson-Glover. They describe

Goonhilly Village Green at The Clubhouse

Goonhilly Village Green is delighted to be this fortnight’s featured artist-led group at The Clubhouse, currently located at The Exchange Gallery in Penzance. The Clubhouse has been set up by Field Notes curators Cat Bagg and Rosie Thomson-Glover. They describe

Schools workshops with Liminal and Captain of the West

Children from the local Keskowethyans Multi-Academy Trust spent the day at Goonhilly Village Green on Friday 25th September taking part in workshops devised by commissioned artists Liminal. Activities included sending a message to the heavens on a tethered weather balloon,

Schools workshops with Liminal and Captain of the West

Children from the local Keskowethyans Multi-Academy Trust spent the day at Goonhilly Village Green on Friday 25th September taking part in workshops devised by commissioned artists Liminal. Activities included sending a message to the heavens on a tethered weather balloon,

The Village Green Society Lectures

Goonhilly Village Green was delighted to present a mixed programme of talks about Goonhilly Downs and the surrounding area. The lecture series was presented with the kind support of local renewable energy company Wattstor, whose solar powered batteries illuminated the

The Village Green Society Lectures

Goonhilly Village Green was delighted to present a mixed programme of talks about Goonhilly Downs and the surrounding area. The lecture series was presented with the kind support of local renewable energy company Wattstor, whose solar powered batteries illuminated the