Finding Ways

Jess-Cooke, C. (2012) Finding Ways. [Exhibitions]

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In 2008 I was commissioned to write a poem which was subsequently set into a 700m ribbon of steel that meanders throughout the interior and exterior spaces of the development. The project was designated the title ‘Finding Ways’, which I used loosely to explore the notion of discovery and getting back on track with one’s life. I began this challenging project with a view to achieving three key aims: to produce a poem, or series of poems, that would enliven the new medical facility of Roseberry Park by commenting on the area’s heritage and the journeys that form a part of the medical facility’s purpose; to promote positive interaction and reflection within the residents and users of the facility through the poem; to produce a poem that adhered to the severe restrictions imposed by the building plans, at the same time as it appeared seamless and unforced.

Item Type:Exhibitions
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Jess-Cooke, Dr Carolyn
Authors: Jess-Cooke, C.
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
College/School:College of Arts > School of Critical Studies > English Literature
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2012 The Authors
Publisher Policy:Reproduced with permission of Authors

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