The audio guide for LOCUS, a new public art trail in Lerwick. Featuring four pieces of public sculpture in Stage 1 and two painted murals in Stage 2 (August 2021).
Download your trail map and guide from livinglerwick.co.uk/locus or shetlandarts.org/locus
LOCUS Audio guide
Jane Matthews and Edna Irvine introduce you to LOCUS, before taking you on a suggested route through the town centre, where you'll hear from each of the artists involved in the first stage of the project.
0.00: Jane Matthews, Exhibition Manager at Shetland Arts, introduces LOCUS.
2.06: Edna Irvine from Smith and Robertson and Director at Living Lerwick explores the history of the town.
3.17: Kenny Hunter dives into As Above so Below (C&Js, Commercial Road).
4.54: Ruth Hamilton from Civic Soup unwinds The Never-Ending Gansey (Hillhead, flower bed beside Children's Panel Shetland).
7.24: David Lemm climbs Stakamillabakka (Shetland Parliamentary Office, Commercial Street)
9.33: Joseph Ingleby cracks open Storm Cargo (Bank of Scotland, Commercial Street).
11.14: Chloe Keppie talks through her design of the LOCUS trail map.
More information on LOCUS can be found at shetlandarts.org/locus or livinglerwick.co.uk/locus.
A paper copy of the LOCUS map and guide can be picked up at Mareel, Visit Scotland's Lerwick iCentre, C&Js, Smith and Robertson, Shetland Times Bookshop and Shetland Library, with more venues to come.
A transcript of this audioguide and a plain text document of the guide is also available at shetlandarts.org/locus or livinglerwick.co.uk/locus.