|Forum topic by Bill Davis||posted 01-20-2012 06:15 PM||1925 views||0 times favorited||2 replies|
01-20-2012 06:15 PM
It’s HMS bric-a-brac! Boat built using hundreds of wooden objects including rolling pins, hockey sticks and a guitar is unveiled
What does a sliver of a guitar played by Jimi Hendrix, a rolling pin, a discarded tennis racket, a Masai warrior’s club and a crate used to carry all of Britain’s wealth off to Canada during World War 2 have in common?
Answer: They have all been used to create an incredible living archive of memories woven into the very fabric of this beautiful boat.
More than 1200 items have been donated by members of the public as part of inspirational The Boat Project.
Hull of a work of art: the boat built from obscure wooden objects donated by members of the public intended as a living archive of memories has been unveiled near Portsmouth.
See full article here.