stirring @ the international festival of the sea
(Multiples, Public Art, Publications)


Bristol, thine heart hath throbbed to glory

Ann Yearsley - poem on the inhumanity
of the slave trade,

manuscript circa 1800: BCC Library Services


stirring, public art, multiples, publication, intervention, negotiation, bristol, maritime history, trade triangle, international festival of the sea, artist-led, site-responsive, design, sugar


Ann Yearsley

Paul Gough?s Faux Cenotaph: the contestation of rhetorical public space

Catherine Nash

Bristol & transatlantic slavery

Art in a vending machine...



Creative Commons License


postcard accompanying sugar packets

She also produced a postcard which mapped the sites where
the sugar packetswere available on to the plan of the Festival
and so made this dockside geography speak of the overlooked
but central issue of oppression within Bristol's history of imperial
and commercial success.
Catherine Nash



interfaces of location and memory