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Politics In Print: voices of the past speak through contemporary artwork

Powell, Gary (2010) Politics In Print: voices of the past speak through contemporary artwork. [Show/Exhibition]

Type of Research: Show/Exhibition
Creators: Powell, Gary

For this series of exhibitions seven leading printmakers were selected and commissioned to respond to the political archive held at the Devon Government Records Office.

As part of my research on the theme of ‘Black’ I looked at some of the issues that can be a barrier for equality, education and their impact on identity and society. Part of this fed into the Politics in Print project. I looked at the slave trade in relation to Devon and Plymouth by researching John Hawkins of Plymouth, considered to be the pioneer of the British slave trade.

Other Contributors:
ExhibitorBrett, Lucy
ExhibitorMuller, Volkhardt
ExhibitorPaige, Steven
ExhibitorVelardi, Jonathan
ExhibitorCartwright, Catherine
ExhibitorWonnacott, Nicci
Keywords/subjects not otherwise listed: politics, print, race, slave trade, emancipation, printmaking, screenprint, etching
Your affiliations with UAL: Colleges > Central Saint Martins
Date: 2010
Funders: Double Elephant Studios
Projects or Series: Research Outputs Review (April 2010 - April 2011)
Locations / Venues:
LocationFrom DateTo Date
Governmental Archives Centre, Commercial Road, Exeter, UKSeptember 2010UNSPECIFIED
Pheonix Art Gallery, Exeter, UKJanuary 2011UNSPECIFIED
The Plough Arts Centre, 9-11 Fore Street, Great Torrington, Devon, UKFebruary 2011UNSPECIFIED
Material/Media: print
Date Deposited: 22 Feb 2012 11:53
Last Modified: 22 Feb 2012 11:53
Item ID: 3908
URI: http://ualresearchonline.arts.ac.uk/id/eprint/3908

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