Fantastic to hear about the knife angel from Amelia in Hullwhere the sculpture is currently located. It is good to see following Hull’s recent year as city of culture, that cultural projects are continuing. The post prompted me to see if this sculpture may at somepoint come to Sheffield and it seems it is a possibility.
I would be interested to see how well the knives 🔪 that make up the sculpture are attached. It seems a bit risky that someone could pull a knife out and …. When the point is to highlight knife crime. In answer to Amelia’s question I think, the knife man is holding his arms out to, in a kind of shrug of disparity 🤷♂️ to say WHY, do people use knives 🔪 to hurt people?
Hey guys! So this week, I visited Hull city centre with my best friend for a cake at cocoa and a shopping spree. Whilst we were there, we decided to walk around to Queens Gardens to see the Knife Angel. The Knife Angel is an incredible 27 feet tall sculpture in the shape of an angel, crafted from over 100,000 knives. It was created at the British Ironworks Centre in Shropshire and the knives from it were donated to the Ironworks, collected through police force surrender campaigns across the country. The Knife Angel was previously hosted outside Liverpool Cathedral and it’s such an honour for it to travel across to Hull for its residents to marvel at. So in today’s post, I’m going to describe the meaning behind this sculpture and grant you with my first impressions of it.
The Knife Angel has such a powerful meaning behind it. It…
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