SPACES - EXHIBITIONS & EXPERIENCES









































































































































































Spaces exhibitions & experiences designed by Angela Gidden for - 


Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff, Wales
Project - Cafe/Bar/Concourse furniture & interior concept
Client - Chapter Arts Centre 
Designed in collaboration with Welsh Creative Marc Rees & architects Ash Sakula. Chapter is the largest Arts organisation in Wales with an established International reputation. The scheme was part of the £3.8 million development in 2009. Inspiration was drawn from the original Victorian school building and Chapters origination and roots in the early 1970's.


Union/Undeb, Cardiff, Wales
Project - Private members club furniture and interior concept
Client - Manic Street Preachers & The Mean Fiddler Group
The scheme was created to transform an old grain mill and bonded warehouse with 5 floors into 4 bars and 1 restaurant for private members in 200. Inspiration came from the immediate urban landscape, the buildings, the facades, the eroded and natural textures, the colours of the moss and plants. 


Grand Recycled Ball 07, Cardiff Docks, Wales
Project - Design Awards event, space and party
Client - Cardiff Design Festival
The concept created and installed in a 248,000 square foot empty docklands warehouse. A key remit of the concept was to create an environmental event with a view to achieving zero waste. After the event with 220 people, DJ's, Break dancers, a feast of local organic food, a 40m length banqueting table, 224 recycled/re-homed dining chairs and drinks flowing the outcome was - 2 black bin bags short of zero waste.


Casa Foa, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Project - 'Cartref', furniture, furnishings, art & interior loft apartment concept and showcase
Client - Welsh Government
Angela Gidden and architect Jonathan Adams (designer of the Wales Millenium Centre) were commissioned in 2005 to create a showcase of contemporary Welsh design as guest nation at the Casa Foa, South American interior design exhibition. The large loft apartment shell was in a newly converted old Piccaluga textile factory in the Barracas district of Buenos Aires and was given over to Angela, Jonathan and their team of Welsh creatives and Argentinian architects to create a radical fresh approach to defining a space for living. The apartment concept called 'Cartref' (Welsh for 'home') launched as a celebration of  140 years of Welsh settlers in Patagonia. It was voted best interior and won the award as the guest nation.


Wales Rocks Sydney, Australia
Project - Exhibition and showcase of contemporary Wales
Client - Welsh Government
Angela Gidden was commissioned in 2003 to design an exhibition and contemporary showcase of Wales within the Museum of Contemporary Art's Grade II listed American Express Hall. Angela was given free reign with the projects key focus on genealogy. Angela commissioned a short contemporary film, a dynamic contemporary piece of music over-layed with the of Dylan Thomas, photography of real people with the 10 most popular Welsh surnames and the production of the domed cocoon - an aluminium truss reusable structure. The concept was designed to envelop an experience of Wales - the landscape, the soul, the people and the voice of Wales in a contemporary context.  The experience evoked the spirit of Wales encouraging people to engage and make connections.




















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