crionan

crionan

Opened in 1801 the Crinan Canal in Argyll & Bute connects Loch Gilp with the Sound of Jura by providing a much shorter route between the Clyde and the Inner Hebrides than going around the Kintyre peninsula. Vessels pass through fifteen locks as they navigate through the canal.
~ in the fields see this historic piece of civil engineering and design, as a passage and destination – and as a machine. They explored this canal machine through maps, technical drawings and charts – and as an architectural installation at the mouth of the Canal.

Photos 1-3, 5: ˜ in the fields, 4: Mark Daniels
Supported by New Media Scotland’s Alt-w Fund with investment from Creative Scotland.
Medium: , , , 2016

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