an image of the artwork Angel by Rose Finn Kelcey on the side of the church

Read all about the shimmer disc mural Angel by Rose Finn-Kelcey in this detailed download  (pdf 11.5 Mb)

Here is the short Case Study summarising the project (pdf 225kb)

And a recent case study published 2019 by Art + Christianity

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In 2007 ‘Angel’ at St. Paul’s, Bow Common was the joint winner of the 2007/2008 ACE Award for ‘Art in a Religious Context

This is a very personal account by Father Duncan Ross of how one of the largest works of public art in London at the time came to cover 850 sq. ft. of the exterior of a remarkable, iconic modern Anglican church in London’s East End in 2004. This was ‘Angel,’ a temporary site-specific installation by artist, Rose Finn-Kelcey (1945-2014) which, in the first half of 2004, glittered and shimmered gloriously through 85,000 shimmer discs over a busy and gritty East End parish


picture of Father Duncan Ross vicar 1995 to 2013This detailed account is the  work of Father Duncan Ross, Vicar of St Paul's, Bow Common from 1995 - 2013.

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