Mersey basin Campaign
Archive document

MBC135

Archive document

Art in High Places

Abstract

As part of a wider regeneration strategy for East Lancashire, four new pieces of public art, collectively known as Panopticons, have been installed on remote hilltops around the region. The location of the new artwork was chosen to help people see the East Lancashire area from a new angle. Once you have trekked up a huge hill to visit one of the four pieces, you find yourself with an unrivalled view of the surrounding countryside that you would not ordinarily have seen. Louise Tickle examines the many challenges faced by the project and explores the benefits other pieces of public art have had on different areas across the Northwest.

Permanent link

http://merseybasin.org.uk/archive/items/MBC135.html

Theme

Strategic

Regions

Irwell, Lancashire

Tags

regeneration source publicart anotherplace eastlancashire

Credit

Louise Tickle SourceNW

Publication date

September 2008

Licence

Free use – you can download this item and use it in any way you wish.

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