we're in this together (2009)
bristol, competition entry

At the junction of City Road and Stokes Croft a strange group of tall columns, like a small forest, has appeared. Approaching from a distance, these structures seem to continue the line of the surrounding buildings, silhouetted against the white gable wall behind.

Closer, more details appear, in the base of the columns, set into their surface are the outlines of people, of all sizes, in different positions, they appear to reach out to each other across the gaps in the columns, as if they want to hold hands…