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Written in Waves
  • Giant fabric waves, swathed the ceilings throughout the galleries of The Waterside Arts Centre, Sale, celebrating 200 years since The Abolition of Slavery Law.
  • This installation explored the long, lonely, tortuous sea journeys endured by enslaved West African adults and children throughout the 14th - 18th centuries; forcibly separated from families and friends they were taken to work as slaves on Caribbean / American sugar and tea plantations; the resulting legacy in Northwest England.
  • A commissioned installation of hand printed / embroidered / manipulated fabrics.
  • 2007
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Written In Waves

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