The ‘Magic Jumping Bean’ Update Dec 2017

Lister House Sculpture Progress Report by Tim Shutter Artist/Sculptor            Dec 2017

The Idea

The sculpture is a fun sized capsule balanced on its end, like a child’s magic jumping bean caught in the moment of equilibrium before its next somersault. Within the body of the pill like capsule, there is a massed community of happy spheres; these include simple smiling faces and spheres that have pleasing decorative forms or associations. The Sculpture is a monument to the quality of human frivolity, qualities that makes people happy, positive and healthy. This seems an entirely appropriate subject for the new Lister House Health Centre.

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