The Merkinch Circles

Bourne, Mary and Cockburn, Ken and Tullett, Barrie (2016) The Merkinch Circles. [Artefact]

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Stone carved typography from The Merkinch Circles.
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A collaboration with poet, Ken Cockburn and artist Mary Bourne: Local people were asked to respond to the area at the mouth of the River Ness. Ken Cockburn ran a poetry workshop and Mary Bourne then taught them letter cutting, enabling them to carve their poems into stone to be incorporated into a seating area overlooking the mouth of the Ness.

Project commisioned by the Highland Council.

Keywords:Typography, Stone Carving, Poetry, Collaboration
Subjects:W Creative Arts and Design > W213 Visual Communication
W Creative Arts and Design > W820 Poetry Writing
W Creative Arts and Design > W210 Graphic Design
W Creative Arts and Design > W211 Typography
W Creative Arts and Design > W753 Stone Crafts
Divisions:College of Arts > School of Architecture & Design > School of Architecture & Design (Design)
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ID Code:30331
Deposited On:15 Mar 2018 14:23

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