Myriad

CORD, Suffolk, 2016

 

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Myriad - on the Henry Moore Lawn 

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  • Myriad - on the Henry Moore Lawn    
  • Myriad - on the Henry Moore Lawn    
  • Myriad - looking up inside the sculpture    
  • Myriad - low level reflectors    
  • Myriad - looking up    
  • Myriad - high level reflectors    
  • Myriad - low level reflectors     
  • Myriad - in front of the Snape Maltings Concert Hall    
  • Myriad - site plan    
  • Myriad - general arrangement plan, reflected ceiling plan, section and elevations    
  • Myriad - detailed plan    
  • Myriad - detailed section    
  • Myriad - concept    
  • Myriad - detail A - high level reflector section    
  • Myriad - detail B - low level reflector section    
  • Myriad - detail C - low level reflector connection plan    
  • Myriad - detail D - base of frame section    

A tall stainless steel sculpture at Snape Maltings

Myriad was commissioned by Aldeburgh Music and Suffolk Coastal District Council to join the outdoor sculpture collection at Snape Maltings alongside existing works by Henry Moore, Barbara Hepworth, Sarah Lucas and Alison Wilding.
The sculpture has been designed in response to the brief for a sculpture that 'offers a vantage point across the marshes at Snape and a new view over this flat and beautiful landscape'.
Myriad is an 8.9m-tall sculpture that stands on the Henry Moore Lawn, holding an array of mirrors high above visitors’ heads that reflect views of the surrounding landscape down to earth. Below several of the high level mirrors are further reflector panels positioned to create a series of large periscopes
Made with brushed and mirror polished stainless steel, Myriad captures a wide and ever changing series of vistas over the spectacular surroundings, to create a dynamic multi-perspective collage that constantly shifts in relation to the visitors’ movement around and within the sculpture.

Data

  • Begun: May 2016
  • Completed: Jul 2016
  • Floor area: 11m2
  • Sector: Arts and culture
  • Total cost: £45,000
  • Funding: Coastal Communities Fund
  • Tender date: Feb 2016
  • Address: Aldeburgh Music, Snape Maltings, Snape, Suffolk, IP17 1SP, United Kingdom

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