• The Wire Works

Through the mesh – still portraits from video

Laurence Payot is working with Bewsey Lodge Primary School to create a video inspired by the wire heritage of Warrington.

They will create a wire factory for the future, thinking about how wire can be used to connect but also filter and divide, and imagine a new wire world, more connected and less divided…

Funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, ‘Through the Mesh’, part of the wider project ‘The Wire Works’ is a Warrington project designed to unearth, discover and celebrate Warrington’s industrial wire heritage through oral histories, creative workshops and large local events.

Below are stills from video portraits of the children, with projected patterns inspired by wire mesh.

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