A Tangled Web

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"A Tangled Web" is a photographic artwork by MA Photography student Vivian Collis (UWTSD Swansea College of Art). "Employing archival material, documentary photography, weaving, site rubbings, video, sound and performance, A Tangled Web, links a hidden history to modern day practices. Referencing our unspoken links to slavery, the work focuses on the production of a rough plain woollen cloth produced in mid-Wales and exported in vast quantities to the West Indies from the mid1600’s to the early 1800’s." (Artist's statement for the MA Contemporary Dialogues Exhibition, Swansea, May 2023)

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This draws directly upon research presented in Chris Evans, Slave Wales: The Welsh and Atlantic Slavery, 1650-1850 (UWP, 2010).
Dyddiad effaith19 Mai 2023
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