The Quantum Project

Published March 28th, 2012

A selection of perspectives from the 'Quantum Leap' sculpture in Shrewsbury, Shropshire.

I've frozen aspects of the sculpture that represent a feeling for the various prehistoric periods with a hint of the mythical thrown in.

Designed by Pearce & Lal, the sculpture is an impressive 12 metres high and 17.5 metres long, weighing in at more than 100 tonnes. The design itself is open to interpretation and has already been likened to a shell, human vertebrae, DNA, a dinosaurs skeleton and more. Jon King, Darwin coordinator explains: “What we wanted was an iconic structure - something that was big, was bold, but something that could be interpreted in different ways.”

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