Public Art Research Archive, Sheffield Hallam University

Johnny White and Amanda Wray (‘Aphid Arts’)
‘Pigasus’, 1998
Heeley City Farm
resin and stainless steel

Heeley City Farm (A-Z p.99 6F)

A winged pig at the top of a 4m high stainless steel column. The pig has a resin body and stainless steel aeroplane wings with propellors. A plaque attached to the pole reads:

by Johnny White and Amanda Wray
Based on ideas from aphid arts
workshops at local schools and
on the farm. 1998.

Supported by
the National Lottery
the Arts Council
of England"

Arts for Everyone Express funding.

‘The process for developing the ideas behind this piece was a series of workshops with all the local schools and also with groups at the farm. The theme of the workshops was mythological beasts.’ (letter from Aphid Arts to David Ball: 9.11.1998)

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