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CLIP 12599

Public art in Sheffield

Public art in Sheffield

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Key Info
  • Public art in Sheffield
  • Duration: 03'48"
  • Children give their opinion of public art pieces found around the city of Sheffield. They look at two pieces by artist Johnny White which are made from old cutlery - 'Barking Up the Right Tree' and 'Forkocactus Spoonelliflora' as well as Paul Waplington's 'Steelworker' and a fountain called 'Cutting Edge'. Former steel worker, Brian Midley relays his memories of the steel trade and the history of Sheffield.
  • Credits: BFI National Archive
  • Subject:

    Art and Design


    Public Art

  • Keywords: steel, cutlery, art, history, water, fountain, sculpture, town, creative, public art
Ideas for use in class
  • Ask the pupils to draw a picture of a sculpture they could make out of cutlery.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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