The Soft Edge


Aileen Lambert


The Soft Edge is the title of a public art project by artist Aileen Lambert, commissioned by Wexford County Council which centred on the townsland of Creagh, on the edge of Gorey town, Co. Wexford. The project featured a participatory process whereby the public were invited to join with the artist in exploring the local landscape and articulating a personal experience of place; a process that culminated in the production of The Soft Edge. The project featured a public walk event which was held on bank holiday Monday 29th October 2007, documentation of which features in the book. An essay by Eileen Healy, exploring the act of wandering as an engagement with landscape is also featured in the publication, and accompanies photo

Writers: Aileen Lambert and Eileen Healy

Editors: Aileen Lambert

Publisher: Wexford County Council

Soft Cover

Full Colour Illustrations

76 pages

210mm x 260mm

ISBN: 978 0954916503

Funder/Commissioner: Wexford County Council

Available from: County Wexford Arts Department. Contact: Sinead Redmond, Public Art Administrator

Price: N/A



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