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The Apron

The Apron
Artist(s): GENOFF Karen

The work was made as a commemorative piece to reflect the old East End markets, the people and the activity that it brought to this end of the City. Central to the work is a cast bronze reconstruction of one of the old market aprons, used as a metaphor for ‘the end of the working day’ and ‘the markets closure’. The docket book in the pocket of the apron contains the name of one of the families known to have had the longest running association with the markets. The materials were selected to evoke a sense of texture and rustic nature of the old site, which includes some of the old black market bricks, cast bronze, lyten steel and black hill granite. The work was commissioned by the Minister for urban development, and Genoff was chosen from 40 other artists. The artwork also has a secret, here’s a clue; ‘The artist has a daughter, can you find her?’

Location

Ebenezer Place, East End Public Square
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