Space shuttle taking off at Cape Kennedy – how often does this get shown at the AA?… instagram.com/p/BCd066IMmO9/9:39 PM 02 Mar 16
Let it die. It did well at the time, most people approved of it except certain political parties, and we’ve celebrated it twice now. We should look forward; we are the generation that’s always so interested in what is happening next! We have studied the past, but celebrate it again? That’s enough.
– Mary Banham on the Festival of Britain
Many competitions launched by ICARCH are meant as celebrations, as homages to important cultural achievements. They refer to memory, in an attempt to resist forgetfulness. They are also guiding marks within a culture ravished, I feel, by too much sensationalism, ephemerality and irrelevance.
– Dan Coma, ICARCH