LOCATION: 29 Albert Road
Grey Matter’ Constructing Connections. Site Specific Installation for Saltaire village.
Echoing crafts used by the former inhabitants of these homes who recycled waste from the Mill, Sue has constructed a sculptural artwork from 'spun’, recycled newspapers, using crochet techniques.
Using this material she aims to illustrate ‘connections’ workers might have made by using the unique facilities provided for them in Saltaire. Connections facilitated by reading newspapers and books, access to further education and creative recreation, potentially nourishing and expanding their brains.
The structure resembles the cerebral cortex of the brain, which looks grey from a distance. Close-up, colours, words and images are visible in the newspaper ‘yarn’.