TLiC / Turning Landscape

Six Bells Red 1st ed. 2020

The work shown in this site follows research led by artist Onya McCausland into how mineral residues generated from the process of mine water treatment can be diverted and recycled for use as pigment for paint.

This has led to a local production facility making the first ever exterior grade wall paint made from mine ochre. The first edition of Six Bells Red is made in the former mining village of Six Bells, Blaenau Gwent, South Wales.  

The community led project at Six Bells develops knowledge of the legacies of the mines through the process of transforming materials from ‘waste’ into useful paint.


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