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Woven Space - Laura Ellen Bacon

Woven Space

Stripped willow

Woven Space was created within Chatsworth Garden at the invitation of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire and the Chatsworth House Trust. It began life as a preliminary, experimental study for a larger, interior work that followed entitled, Into the Weave in 2010. Built as a means to explore internal space and the concept of being completely within a natural, handmade space, it was built entirely on site, using the existing voids and pathways within the old yew as a basis for the shape.  Being relatively experimental, Woven Space was originally intended as a temporary addition to the garden to last for 6 months, but was actually enjoyed by visitors for over 5 years, until 2015.