Public Artwork


Katherine Kerr, Filigree, 2000
Braid Street Station, Braid Street, New Westminster, BC, Canada
Artwork creator(s): 
Kerr, Katherine
Text author(s): 
Kerr, Katherine
Installation year: 
Remarks on location: 

Skytrain, Millenium Line; intersection of Brunette and Braid Streets


Filigree consists of 15,000 bronze letters cast into 50 concrete panels.

Text theme: 
Oral traditions, childhood
Artwork theme: 

Oral traditions, childhood


A bronze filigree montage of childhood rhymes, lullabies, tongue twisters, chants and other songs and sayings from our oral traditions is cast into large concrete stones. The client for the project is Architectura with Walter Francl of RTPO.