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CLIP 12598

Public art - Dan Dubowitz's 'The Peeps'

Public art - Dan Dubowitz's 'The Peeps'

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Key Info
  • Public art - Dan Dubowitz's 'The Peeps'
  • Duration: 03:39
  • Children catch a glimpse of old industry through peep holes in the walls around the old cotton district of Ancoats in Manchester. Carol Hurd, former mill worker tells of the history of the cotton industry in Ancoats and why cotton production stopped there. She describes why the industry was important for the city and how the 'The Peeps' remind people of it.
  • Subject:

    Art and Design


    Public Art

  • Keywords: peep, mill, cotton, museum, industry, factory, history, family, spy, Dan Dubowitz
Ideas for use in class
  • Ask the children to make their own 'peep' out of paper and draw backgrounds to peep through onto.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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