Three young undergraduate students proposed to make a site-specific performance about the collapse of the steel industry. An exploration into Sheffield’s history, factories and communities began.
Sheffield is still recovering from Thatcherism, the decline of the steel industry and current economic instability in the world. This became particularly obvious when exploring the city’s abandoned industrial parks.
These pictures were taking a couple of years ago now. I need to re-visit Sheffield, talk to its lovely people and make an Ode to Steel.
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