Tyne and Wear HER(11000): Newcastle, Thornton Street, 'Tyne Line of Txt Flow' - Details
Newcastle, Thornton Street, 'Tyne Line of Txt Flow'
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By Carol Sommer, Sue Downing and William Herbert. A 140m long stream of text on stainless steel. The text comes from Roman messages, texts from the time of King Charles I and from text messages collected in 2002 on the day of the Newcastle and Sunderland derby, translated into SMS text form. William Herbert has written a response refering to the Skinner Burn which flows under the street. Commissioned by Grainger Town Partnership and Newcastle City Council.
Art On the Riverside, Grainger Town Partnership, Arts Council England, Nexus and Newcastle City Council, Public Art in Newcastle - A Guide (booklet)