Have you looked inside the bollards? Cheap Arts Cardiff interview Jane Edden – the mastermind between Cardiff’s littlest people!
We’re very excited to have secured an interview with Jane Edden – the mastermind behind the little people who live in the bollards in Cardiff. Jane has exhibited internationally and has made commissioned work in both the US and UK. She has been awarded residencies by: Wysing Arts Cambridge, Robert Flemming – Arbroath, Scotland, Sculpture Space New York, Sonic Arts Network Plymouth, and BCA Bedford.
We asked Jane a few questions about Post Secrets – the special artwork bollards in The Hayes in Cardiff city centre comissioned by shopping centre St David’s 2.
Where did the inspiration for artwork inside a bollard come from? In some ways it came directly from answering the public artwork brief for the Hayes and St David’s 2 Centre, one of the things it directly asked for, was artwork that didn’t clutter the street environment. I started looking at the seating and other street furniture…
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