Public Art Research Archive, Sheffield
Hallam University PUBLIC ART IN SHEFFIELD
Manor Recreation Ground, S9
wood and stone
Manor Recreation Ground, alongside
a cycle path (the Trans Pennine Trail). This is located next to the Parkway
near the Prince of Wales Road exit. (A-Z p.101 3/4E)
This work comprises of two elements;
a series of carved stone tiles set closely together in cement at ground
level, and a series of carved, upright wooden planks with adjacent posts.
Both elements feature footprint motifs carved clearly and in a simple style
in to the surface. The footprints are both animal and human. The wooden
planks stand in the shape of a boot.
National Cycle Network. Working
with children from neighboroughing St John's (Park) and Wybourn Community
Primary Schools. 1
Although there is a little graffiti
on the piece it has not been damaged.Two other neighboroughing pieces
were installed at the same time by artists Amanda
Wray and Coralie
Turpin, both also working with local schoolchildren.
1 Article in The Star - July 20th 2000