The Running Clock

The Running Clock

The Running Clock YEAR: LOCATION: MEDIUM: The Clyde Clock, also known as The Running Clock, was commissioned by Radio Clyde to celebrate its 25th year as an independent broadcaster. The idea was to create a landmark for the area, as a thank you to the city of Glasgow....
The Paper Boat

The Paper Boat

THE PAPER BOAT Date: 1989 – 1990  Location: Glasgow, London, New York, Antwerp Type: sculpture, installation, performance Material: Paper? Length: 80ftHeight: 28ftWidth: 18ft The Paper Boat Song by George Wylie...
The Berlin Burd

The Berlin Burd

THE BERLIN BURD Date: 1988 Location: Berlin  Type: sculpture, installation, action Technique: hand-built Material: steel Height: 500 cm The second biggest burd I ever made was the Berlin Burd.   This burd was 5 metres high and had to look over the Berlin Wall which...
Fort William

Fort William

FORT WILLIAM TRAIN DISASTER Date: 1995  Location: Fort William Type: sculpture, installation, protest Technique: hand-built Material: timber, plastic belting George came to Lochaber to help the political and community campaign to save the West Highland Sleeper when...
The Staw Locomotive

The Staw Locomotive

THE STRAW LOCOMOTIVE Date: May – June 1987  Location: Glasgow  Type: sculpture, installation, performance Technique: hand-built Material: RSJ steel girder, steel mesh frame, 2.5 tonnes long length golden feeding straw, steel question mark. Length: 12200 cm...