Worm – 1988

Worm 1988

Fibre cement/ Granite rock.
6m x 70 x 70
Avoca, Co. Wicklow, Ireland.
The sculpture was to commemorate the closure of the Avoca copper mine, decades of tunneling before open cast mining shows worm-like features.
In Ireland older abandoned houses, have a flagstone placed over the chimney, to prevent rain from entering the house via the chimney. The flag stone is a symbol of abandonment.