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A Thin, Thread
A Thin, Thread

This installation was sited in one of the two-way 4A piers/corridor/bridge, design by architected Nicholas Grimshaw at Heathrow Airport, London. The brief was for the work to inhabit the corridor space, which was achieved by giving the artwork a sense of function as it is perceived with most objects in an airport. By casting the curved corrugated wall surface and mounding sixty black vacuum formed spheres to that surface gave it a sense of function, within each elliptical form were seven digit counters with there own built-in memory, linked to twin infra-red barrier beams at the exits, this recorded the comings and goings of the passengers from Ireland to England over a period of a year.