Windscape, funded by the Arts Council, explored the way in which the wind is affected by the tower of Salthouse Church.

Windscape
Windscape

Making visible the invisible, a series of flags were sited around the base of the church, each bearing one line of a riddle written by Hugh Lupton in the voice of the 6th Century bard, Taliesin:

Who am I?
The blind beast from before the flood
Without skin, without flesh,
Without bone, without blood.
My breath is wide as the lipless world
I have never been born, I have never been seen
Sometimes I come crying and crawling
Sometimes I come braying an brawling
Sometimes I come running and roaring
Who am I?
Detail of Windscape
Detail of Windscape
Windscape
Windscape

I also kept records of the wind directions and recorded the changes by etching a map onto a piece of clear plexiglass which was set against the outside wall of the tower.

Wind Rose
Wind Rose
Wind Rose
Wind Rose

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