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From the tower falls the shadow

Lewis, Chara, Mojsiewicz, Kristin and Pettican, Anneké (2005) From the tower falls the shadow. [Artefact]
 
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Creators:Lewis, Chara, Mojsiewicz, Kristin and Pettican, Anneké
Corporate Creators:Brass Art
Abstract:

The image of the crumbling tower has become an overarching motif for our age; spectacularly marking the start of this millennium with an iconic void whose repercussions stretch far into the future.The destroyed tower returns us to the ivory pagoda at Bury Museum (which long ago lost its original) and has a link with Radcliffe’s historic ruin. The line of neon text and its shadow, installed on the front of Radcliffe Metro station, form an arrow shape, following the northbound tram and hinting at an escape, but from what…?

Item Type:Artefact
Additional Information:From the tower falls the shadow was commissioned for the Text Festival, Bury, UK.
Schools:School of Art, Design and Architecture > Creative Interdisciplinary Research Centre > Digital Media: Materiality and Performativity in Creative Practices
School of Art, Design and Architecture > Creative Interdisciplinary Research Centre
School of Art, Design and Architecture
Date:2005
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ID Code:1114
Deposited By:Graham Stone
Deposited On:18 Jul 2008 14:57
Last Modified:24 Feb 2010 12:01
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