the white slaves 2010

Ruskin Hall, Bournville

This exhibition in 2010 was inspired by a group of women chainmakers - known as "The White Slaves of England" - who,

led by trade union activist Mary Macarthur, went on strike in 1910 for improved pay and conditions.

 

The White Slaves

2009

installation​​​

silk screen printed washing

text on bricks

stencilled  chain

five ceramic figures

 

 

The White​ Slaves

2009

vases and figures decorated with chain

20 - 35 cm