Dog Rose Sound

Extramuros - Sculptures Around the Mere


Map of the position of the Sculptures

Extramuros, outside the walls, is a trans-national European community Leader Plus initiative which is exploring art in Extramuros, outside the walls, is a trans-national European community Leader Plus initiative which is exploring art in new environments. The partners are Local Action Groups from England, Spain and Portugal. The aim is to enhance appreciation for the natural and cultural heritage of the areas where these groups are based.
The 12 sculptures currently on display around the Mere comes from the
Asturias in Northern Spain, Andulsia in Southern Spain, Portugal and England. They are the result of a trans-national project and have attracted a lot of attention.

Extramuros, outside the walls, is a trans-national European community Leader Plus initiative which is exploring art in new environments. The partners are Local Action Groups from England, Spain and Portugal. The aim is to enhance appreciation for the natural and cultural heritage of the areas where these groups are based.

The exhibition will be at Ellesmere until mid-June so do take the opportunity to go and see it. For more information see http://www.qube-oca.co.uk/ or ring the Meres Visitors Centre on 01691 622981

This map shows the position of the sculptures around the Mere with flags indicating their country of origin.

You will hear more about each one on the recordings on this programme.

Listen using one of the links below:

Sculpture 1 - You and Me (MP3, 1.3Mb, 6'00")
Sculpture 2 - Sun Mirror (MP3, 364.7kb, 6'")
Sculpture 3 - Way up to the Attic (MP3, 2.3Mb, 6'00")
Sculpture 4 - Gaia (MP3, 4.2Mb, 9'00")
Sculpture 5 - Flame (MP3, 2.4Mb, 9'00")
Sculpture 6 - Bastion of the Air (MP3, 1.1Mb, 9'00")
Sculpture 7 - Untitled (MP3, 1.7Mb, 10'00")
Sculpture 8 - Bindweed (MP3, 2.8Mb, 10'00")
Sculpture 9 - Ellesmere Pillar (MP3, 3.6Mb, 10'00")
Sculpture 10 - Package for Light (MP3, 3.0Mb, 10'00")
Sculpture 11 - Ellesmere Chronicle (MP3, 3.8Mb, 10'00")
Sculpture 12 - Untitled (MP3, 1.1Mb, 10'00")