Commissioned by The Royal Parks in London to produce a permanent public art project to commemorate the 160th anniversary of the Great Exhibition 1851 in Hyde Park.The Great Exhibition was the first world exhibition of design, technology and innovation.
The project looks at the social, cultural and material legacy of the Great Exhibition and incorporates mapping, archival research and graphic design. The building known as the Crystal Palace housed the Great Exhibition which stood in Hyde Park. Five concrete and recycled glass plaques and a zinc interpretation panel mark the footprint of where the Crystal Palace building on the site. A paper leaflet and map provide contextual information. The project opened in May 2011. Graphic design by Sara Nesteruk.