Casuals, Trafford, Manchester

"Casuals" is a sculpture located close to the Trafford end of the Millennium Footbridge across from the Lowry. 

It consists of a collection of weathered steel sheets representing the Dock Workers Union Cards required by casual workers hoping to find employment on the docks.  Each "card" has a circular glass window held in place by a stainless steel ring.  Cut into each of the windows is a digital image of a person who worked on the docks as a "casual" during its operating years. .... “Casuals”  forms part of ‘Unlocking Salford Quay’ - a Heritage Lottery Funded project, organised by the Lowry, and was unveiled along with the other artworks as a sculpture trail in 2011."

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