Public Artwork of the Day – St Lukes Church


I like this one. I go past the bombed out St Lukes Church most days, several times some days but I have never been able to see the inside.
But now thanks to Matej Andraz Vogrincic we can walk up a ramp from the Leece St gates and at least peer in through the window at one end.
Here we can see the church floor covered with upturned green boats. It probably wouldn’t make much difference what you filled it with I think the overall effect would be the same. I’d like to see Antony Gormley’s ‘Field’ of clay figures in there.
The boats are a nod to Liverpool’s maritime history and here’s an iteresting fact from the booklet.
“The Nave, the part of the church were the congregation gather to worship, derives from navis, the Latin for ‘ship’. ”