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Photo-a-Day  (Saturday, 12th April, 2008)

Wigan Warp and Weft

Wigan Warp and Weft
Public art feature titled "Wigan Warp and Weft" by Adrian Moakes. Erected in 2002 it represents the inter-relationship and co-operation of past industries, and is a symbol of growth for the future.

Photo: Brian  (Fuji Finepix S7000)
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Comment by: Ron D on 12th April 2008 at 09:53

My we learn something every day. But not much.

Comment by: Dave Marsh on 12th April 2008 at 11:26

Don't do much for me Brian.

Comment by: Ernest Pyke on 12th April 2008 at 11:44

I always get confused as to which is which. Is the warp generated by the shuttle?

Comment by: K Chadwick on 12th April 2008 at 12:24

Money well spent I see ???????
Never seen it before, so its too late to vote against it.

Comment by: janet o on 12th April 2008 at 14:06

In my opinion and some would say my opinion isn't worth much, "Warp and Weft" is a complete waste of space, time and money. I'm not knocking the photography though, just the subject..

Comment by: Jo Anne on 12th April 2008 at 14:24

I do appreciate some of the public art sculptures around the borough - I quite like this one.
However, I'd have never have guessed what the artist intended it to represent - personally, I feel it's a bit hostile as the metal is cold, grey & seems sharp, vaguely like crossed blades?

Comment by: Broady@telus.net on 13th April 2008 at 04:21

What a load of rubbish. It would probably be worth more melted down and weighed in.

Comment by: Ken Campbell on 18th April 2008 at 02:55

I love the very modern building at the rear probably designed by the same Architect who designed every building In Wigan.

Comment by: Veronica on 19th April 2019 at 07:21

It seems 'pointless' to me.. C

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