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commissioned by Tyne and Wear Development Corporation
Sunderland City Council
Sunderland City Council
7th August 1998
at all times
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
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)