'Ghosts in Armour' is a unique multi-disciplinary artistic exploration into the post-industrial landscape of Europe's Steel Industry. The project unites a diverse group of international artists with the spaces and associated communities of three key industrial regions, South Wales in the UK, Bilbao in The Basque Country of northern Spain & The Ruhrgebiet region of Germany.

Spaces/Times/Declining Industry: regions defined by their Histories, stories of Industrial development woven through entire generations. Built by Mothers and Fathers, Grandmothers and Grandfathers, communities defined by the Industries they constructed; reflections of themselves. And their slow decline blamed on Globalisation/Profit Margins/Free Market Economics, an Industry disappearing over the horizon...

'Ghosts in Armour' represents a continued effort to document the decline, to engage with a world as it disappears, to ask questions without necessarily expecting answers. It seeks to find means of keeping up with the pace of these changes as an entire Industry slips through our finger tips. Places and communities grew around Industrial production, because of Industrial production, but what happens to them when the heartbeat leaves? Such is the nomadic nature Heavy Industry in the contemporary world it isn't considered unusual for Blast Furnaces and other mega-structures to be dismantled and carried across the globe; China/India/Japan all assuming principle production duties to meet the world's demand for cheap "disposable" metal...