Jon Voss (France)

Location: Walkergate Riverside

An homage to one of our most iconic British birds

Its huge wings unfold for a fleeting moment – a snapshot in time. Heron shines in soft luminescence, as if captured in a camera flash. The sculpture celebrates the beauty of nature in the heart of the city.

Heron was the third permanent piece added to the Durham landscape following Lumiere. The original installation was first shown at Lumiere 2017 and is now a permanent artwork in Durham.

About Jon Voss

Jon Voss was born in Devon, UK and now resides in Antibes, France. He creates fine modern drawings and steel sculptures inspired by the industrial world and nature.

Accessibility information

Artwork description: Static LED sculpture.

PLEASE NOTE: While you are welcome to photograph this installations for personal use, please note that the artist retains all imagery rights. Commercial use of installation photography and film is strictly prohibited.

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