This major commission uses the unique architecture of the Roundhouse, London as its source of inspiration, and continues Shawcross’ long- term investigation into the perception and measurement of time. The installation seeks to turn the ubiquitous familiar clock back into the primeval celestial experience it once was.
Canopy study 1 (rule of 3 and 2) installation at Victoria Street and Canopy study 2 (rule of 3 and 2, tapered) installation at Cathedral Plaza Entrance, London.
This complex, spiralling wooden structure, built for the atrium at the Ministry of Justice in London, rises up from the basement of the building to tower over all surrounding levels and structures. Emanating majesty and banality in equal measure, Shawcross’s tower is a monument to uncertainty and infinite possibility.