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Edmonton Crossing - Art in the Public Realm.

ART CROSSING  We are delighted to unveil our art crossing in association with Enfield Council, this public artwork seeks to celebrate the technological and manufacturing heritage of the Edmonton area. You can discover it along Fore Street in Edmonton from 23rd October.       We delve into the history of manufactoring company Thorn and Ferguson. In 1932, Thorn acquired the Atlas Lamp Works and began making light bulbs in Edmonton, North London. The company grew rapidly to become Thorn Lighting, one of the world's largest producers of lamps, luminaires and lighting components. The name changed to Thorn Electrical Industries in November 1936. The company later began to diversify by buying Ferguson Radio Corporation in the late 1950s and Ultra Radio &...

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Artist Hive Studios Interview Artist Katie Hallam

   We welcome Katie – also known as The Beautiful Error to the Artist Hive community, an Edinburgh-based artist and graduating artist of 2020 with a background in Arts education. Her current series of works look at the connections between new media technology and archaic power, looking at geology, fossilisation, resources of power, materiality of technology and the geopolitical concerns with our future use of technology. We find out more about her practice and upcoming ambitions.    1. What do your works seek to reveal about our existing and future relationship to technology?    It is hard to detach ourselves from technology and our relationship with digital culture has become even more connected during recent months. When people first look at my work they are perhaps seduced...

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