|Flower Trail by Tom Green|
Yesterday I went to check on the progress of The Olympic Stadium, the main venue that will be hosting the London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games in just a few months time. Although the site is still bustling with construction workers, you can get a glimpse of the tracks and warm up areas...looking at it really does make you feel like you can hear the crowds cheering! Along The Greenway which is a walkway beside the Stadium is a temporary exhibition space called View Tube where you can see maps of all the Olympic sites and what will become of the structures once The Games are over. As well as a shop and a cafe, there is currently a beautiful exhibition of 50 Olympic themed flower mosaics, all made from recycled materials by members of The British Assocaition for Modern Mosaic. The exhibition runs from 4th-30th March - most of the work is for sale (at very reasonable prices) and it is accessible from Pudding Mill Lane DLR station.
The mosaics are displayed on a wall. They are so lovely, I wish I could give them all a home. I didn't take photos of all of them, just a few to give you an idea of the kind of work on display:
|Moody Blues by Jan Waddington, £165|
|Homage to Klee by Norma Vondee, £250|
|Garden Lunch by Claudia Bini, £65|
If anyone else has spotted some Olympic crafts in or outside London please do let me know!