(of a living organism) grow or develop in a healthy or vigorous way, especially as the result of a particularly congenial environment.
‘Flourish‘ is a large window display project which asks us to consider how a city itself can flourish and in particular Glasgow.
In light of the recent fire at the city’s Art School and several creative institutions in the area facing hardship, it has been a disheartening time to the creative network around that area.
In response to this we thought about how certain materials can offer us hope.
The piece consists of over 1,000 individual origami pieces, each individually sculpted using organic handmade paper. The pieces themselves compose into letters which spell out “GLASGOW MADE ME” over a bed of sand which reflects the contours of the land Glasgow is situated upon.