Seven slabs of concrete airfield runway support the text of cast anodised aluminium outside Skellingthorpe in Lincolnshire.SK934718.Athough this project was instigated by Visual Art Development at North Kesteven District Council and supported by the Henry Moore Foundation, its current status may be uncertain. It is placed along the former railway track which is now a cycleway maintained by Sustrans as part of the National Cycle Trail, and who may have recently repaired it.(See A History of the Airfields of Lincolnshire II New Books)
A neon illuminated by wind-power from a turbine attached to the roof of the small stone barn, with subsidiary power from a solar panel when there is no wind.What I relish about the Aeolean Neons is that they are working all the time even when you are not thinking about them, with no switching on or off.
I found the poems in the field and only wrote them down .Grid Ref.585001
Seven glass panels of the pages of the text anyone (see Backlist) sandblasted to provide grip for the crossing and also to project onto the surface of the water underneath
The poem first appeared as the Tarasque Press publication of 1968, followed by two earlier glass versions of 1971 and 1972, both of which are lost or destroyed. This edition of 9 box-framed copies was sandblasted into glass on five successive spaced sheets with paint infill in 2006.243 x 152 x 38mm
etched glass bowl prototype given to Lise Bratton & Graeme Murray
for their wedding in July 2009
japanese translation by Yoko Terauchi of the the poem at Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Arts and Music Museum. December 2008