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Entwined Histories

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About this project

Site specific mosaic sculpture, celebrating the history of immigration to the Bow area of London and the association with rope making and the textile industry.

Winner of the Mosaic Arts International ‘Best in Show’ award Seattle 2013.

Keywords

sculpture, public art, mosaics, mosaic sculptures, site specific, landscape, exterior, symbolic, historical, london

Disciplines

Mosaic

Materials

Ceramics, Glass, Mixed Media, Precious metal
Entwined Histories
Photographer: Gary Drostle
Mosaic sculpture commissioned for Bow, East London
Entwined Histories - detail
Photographer: Gary Drostle
Each strand of the rope represents a different migrant community
Stair wrap tide pool
Photographer: Drostle Public Arts Ltd
Set into the specially designed terrazzo floor the mosaics were fully integrated into the architecture and the overall concept of the hospital design.
Leatherback Turtle mosaic set into terrazzo floor
Photographer: Drostle Public Arts Ltd
One of the ten mosaic panel throughout the lobby area, designed to engage children, staff and visitors to the hospital in a celebration of the California seashore

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