a new public sculpture for Staple Hill Library in Bristol
by Mac Dunlop
This sculpture of six coloured “leaves of paper” was inspired by discussions with
Staple Hill Library staff about the historical landmark known as the “Staple
The flying leaves represent pages of history, literature and culture kept
alive within the library, where we can look into the past of our shared
community, and take those memories forward into a common future.
“Like the tallest tree
I climb into the air
followed by fire
by the wind
to see you again”
from the poem “ACORN”, by M. Dunlop
commissioned by South Gloucestershire Council.
with thanks to:
Annie Lovejoy, and Hinton Palmer Ltd.