The Ark - CODAworx

The Ark

Submitted by Rosalind Lowry

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Client: Belfast Cathedral

Location: Belfast, Ireland

Completion date: 2020

Project Team

Artist

Rosalind Lowry

Artist

Funder and Commissioner

Belfast Cathedral

Cathedral

Overview

Environmental Sculpture for Cathedral to raise awareness of climate change issues.
Commissioned by Belfast Cathedral and created from fallen branches of native Irish woodlands.
Title: The Ark

Year: 2020

Materials: Local native fallen branches from hazel, beech and ash trees, 20ft long, 20ft wide, pigment paint.

Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland

Goals

To encourage visitors and tourists to the Cathedral to engage with issues including climate change and local environmental concerns.

Process

Working with the Board of the Cathedral I was commissioned of create a series of drawings and proposals for a sculpture to be placed in the middle of the Cathedral floor. The chosen work was decided by the Cathedral Board.