Things of Space: Andy Goldsworthy’s Sheepfolds and Alec Finlay’s Company of Mountains, or, Materialising as Re-siting

  • Camille Manfredi
Part of the Geocriticism and Spatial Literary Studies book series (GSLS)


This chaper moves from animate to inanimate intercessors and enquires into the value of found, replaced and rebuilt human-made objects used to restore creative communication with the land, its features, its names and its past. Andy Goldsworthy’s Sheepfolds project and Alec Finlay’s Company of Mountains shed light on the complex procedures by which the absence of the referent can be staged by the artists.


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  • Camille Manfredi
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  1. 1.University of NantesNantes Cedex 1France

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