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A timber and stainless steel structure echoing Invergordon’s industrial heritage. It carries words gathered from the community in English, Polish and Gaelic. A rowan tree grows in the centre of the sculpture. Artists Fin Macrae and Alister MacInnes are collectively known as DUFI.

Date

2012

Medium

timber, stainless steel & stone

Measurements

H 800 x W 300 x D 300 cm (E)

Accession number

IV18_DO_S039

Acquisition method

commissioned by IOTW (Invergordon Off the Wall)

Work type

Sculpture

Owner

The Highland Council

Custodian

The Highland Council

Work status

extant

Listing status

not listed

Unveiling date

16th November 2012

Access

at all times

Signature/marks description

stylised stainless steel logo for DUFI set in the path approaching the sculpture

Inscription description

upper metal annulus: YOU'RE GOING HOME WHICHEVER WAY YOU'RE GOING; vertical metal plaque (south-west upright), Polish: CHCIAŁBYM ODDAC TEGO CO WZIEŁEM; horizontal metal plaque (south-west upright), Polish: BĘDZIE DOBRZE; vertical metal plaque (north upright), Gaelic: BIDH THU A'FAICINN SOILLSE, COLTACH RIS NA FIR CHLIS; horizontal metal plaque (north upright), Gaelic: SAOILIDH MI GUN ROBH E AG IONNDRAINN NA MARA; vertical metal plaque (south-east upright): I WOULDN'T WANT TO BE ANYWHERE ELSE; horizontal metal plaque (south-east upright): I ABSOLUTELY BELIEVE IN PROVIDENCE: THAT MY LIFE WAS LAID OUT IN FRONT OF ME; stone benches (north-east side): CÀIRDEIL / FRIENDLY / PRZYJAŹNI; stone benches (north-west side): SÀMHACH / PEACEFUL / SPOKOJNY; stone benches (south side): DACHAIGH / HOME / DOM


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Located at

High Street, Invergordon

IV18 0EW

At the junction between the west end of the High Street and the B817, in the grassed area to the north of the High Street.