Public Art Research Archive, Sheffield Hallam University

Johnson, Mike and Carol Ann Duffy
'Hand in Hand', 2001
Sheldon Row, Five Weirs Walk
mild steel, glass and bronze

Off Sheldon Row, on the footpath by the River Don - the start of the Five Weirs Walk (A-Z p.5 1G)

A cross-shaped sculpture to 'house' a poem by Carol Ann Duffy. The mild steel cross encloses a cast bronze surface facing the river. This is composed of the hand-written poem surrounded by grasses and pieces of cutlery and tools with relevance to Sheffield industries. There is a small child's hand cast in glass visible on both faces of the piece.

Percent for Art Project for the River Don Bridge, in association with Planning, Transport and Highways, Sheffield City Council.

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