Two Spinneys

Grimsey, Tom (2007) Two Spinneys Corby Council; Groundwork Northamptonshire, Corby, UK.

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Abstract

Six stylised tree-like objects split into two groups face each other across the park Braving common anxieties about vandalism to public art, these sculptures embrace robust interaction. With their duel function as both sculptural objects with curiously soft, pneumatic profiles and as robust climbing structures, the works are incomplete without clambering youths. The sculptures are designed to function as agents of social engineering, orchestrating activity spatially within the park Following a national competition, the work was commissioned by Groundwork, Northamptonshire with material sponsorship from Corus Steel, the major employer in the town.

Item Type: Other form of assessable output
Uncontrolled Keywords: Sculpture; Public Art; Urban Regeneration; Landscape Design; Climbing Sculptures; Steel sculptures
Subjects: W000 Creative Arts and Design > W100 Fine Art > W130 Sculpture
Faculties: Faculty of Arts > School of Arts and Media
Depositing User: Tom Grimsey
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2009
Last Modified: 21 Oct 2014 14:07
URI: http://eprints.brighton.ac.uk/id/eprint/6656

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