the moving finger writes... library foyer glazing
(Design, Public Art)

 

'the moving finger writes and having writ moves on'

The Rubaiyat: Omar Khayyam

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the moving finger writes... library foyer glazing, public art, site-responsive, InSites, architectural glass, photographic, image text, design, language, braille, BSL

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the University of Withywood

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Bedminster Library

Mac Dunlop

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communication & script

Above the glazing on each side of the entrance / exit,
are a series of photographic panels.

On entering the library they reference communication & script technologies such as typewriter keys and in this case, more recent technology.

The image is combined with an excerpt from 'A to Z'
a poem by Mac Dunlop:

in each word is a letter
corresponding to the alphabet
spalling
communication

 

 

interfaces of location and memory