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Aspiration (2006) by Bill Hodgson and the Quiet Place

In this video, we contemplate an important example of campus sculpture that crosses art with wellbeing.

In this video, we visit one of the most peaceful places on the University of York campus, the Quiet Place.

In the first week of the course, we visited the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, a location that emphasises tranquil, green spaces as the ideal setting for viewing sculpture. Although on a smaller scale, the Quiet Place offers the same thing to students by giving them a peaceful place on campus to relax and enjoy art.

Now let’s take a look at Aspiration by Bill Hodgson to see how this wood-carved sculpture responds to its natural, calming surroundings.

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