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Shadows in Another Light
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A steel tree standing on an actual base of a riverside crane. Around the base are 16 carved plaques depicting local views and maritime items. There is also several large-scale rivets, nuts and bolts strewn around the walkway either side of the main sculpture. A giant shadow of the tree is etched into the pavement stretching out towards the mouth of the river. The text on several wall plaques and sculptures is by Chaz Brenchley.

Date

1997–1998

Medium

steel

Accession number

SR6_GL_S045

Acquisition method

commissioned by Tyne and Wear Development Corporation

Work type

Sculpture

Owner

Sunderland City Council

Custodian

Sunderland City Council

Work status

extant

Unveiling date

7th August 1998

Access

at all times

Signature/marks description

pad-shaped plaque: (hand scribed) ...JIM, NIGEL, AND GRAHAM AS ALWAYS, LUCY AND JANET. LYNN AND PAULA OUR SUPPORT TEAM - THANKS (signed by all artists) KARL, CRAIG, CHAZ, COLIN

Inscription description

plaque one: SHADOWS IN ANOTHER LIGHT 1997-1998 / ST PETERS RIVERSIDE PROJECT: COLIN WILBOURN / KARL FISHER, CRAIG KNOWLES/ AND CHAZ BRENCHLEY. / SUPPORTED BY THE NATIONAL LOTTERY / THROUGH THE ARTS COUNCIL OF ENGLAND, TYNE AND WEAR DEVELOPMENT / CORPORATION, NORTHERN ROCK AND / STRUCTURAL AND CIVIL CONSULTANTS LTD OF/ NORTH ALLERTON, MANAGED BY ARTISTS AGENCY. (hand scribed: TO ALL WHO HELPED AND ASSISTED PARTICULARLY HENRY LYALL FOR HIS ENTHUAISAM AND ADVICE ABOUT OPTICS, STRUCTURAL AND CIVIL CONSULTANTS CRAZY ENOUGH TO GIVE STRUCTURAL ADVICE, SOKKID MARLLAND PERETC A PLANT, HILTI AND HERRINGTON INDUSTRIAL SERVIVES, BOB SHEILDS, DRAK, LEE AND KAT. TOM FOR STICKING DOWN TAPE....; plaque two: BETTY CARR / JENNY CROSBY / DOROTHY DEWART & MARGARET ALEXANDER. / MARTIN BRENNAN / MAVIS BRENNAN / ETHEL CHAMBERS, PHIL COPUS, / TOM WAGGOT / GRAHAM BOWES / ALAN CARPENTER / CAROL COPUS / JEAN RICHARDSON AND ELAINE & GEORGE DAVISON - FOLLOW THE FOOTSTEPS TO SEE WHAT THESE PEOPLE SAW AND THEN PASS FROM SHADOW INTO LIGHT.; incised on paving slab at eastern end of anamorphic carving: LIGHT / BREAKS THE / SHADOW / BUT CAREFUL FEET / CAN FIND A PATH / TO FOLLOW Incised on seat of stool next to telescope: LOOK UP, / AND SEE / BEHIND YOU; / A SHADOW / CAN RAISE / A MEMORY / THAT / NOTHING / CAN ERASE (also in braille)


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Located at

Manor Quay, Sunderland

SR6 0AN

Set on the riverside walkway between Wearmouth Bridge and Sunderland University.