From Northern Soul
Artist
Ron Silliman

Date
2011

Materials
Neon Language


Location
Borough
Bury

Cluster
Bury

OS grid ref
SD 80436 10536

Coordinates
Latitude 53.591034

Longitude -2.2970362

Postcode
Nearest, BL9 0AY

Ron Silliman’s neon text piece features a line from the American poet’s new poem, Northern Soul, written after a visit to Bury in 2009.

Ron Silliman, a major figure in international poetry, worked on his single huge poem, the Alphabet, from 1974 to 2004. He is now working on a second long poem called Universe of which Northern Soul forms part.


Northern Soul
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