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The Ark

Submitted by Rosalind Lowry

Client: Belfast Cathedral

Location: Belfast, Ireland

Completion date: 2020

Project Team


Rosalind Lowry


Funder and Commissioner

Belfast Cathedral



Environmental Sculpture for Cathedral to raise awareness of climate change issues.
Commissioned by Belfast Cathedral and created from fallen branches of native Irish woodlands.
Title: The Ark

Year: 2020

Materials: Local native fallen branches from hazel, beech and ash trees, 20ft long, 20ft wide, pigment paint.

Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland


To encourage visitors and tourists to the Cathedral to engage with issues including climate change and local environmental concerns.


Working with the Board of the Cathedral I was commissioned of create a series of drawings and proposals for a sculpture to be placed in the middle of the Cathedral floor. The chosen work was decided by the Cathedral Board.