Exhibition

Laura Ford - Glory Glory

13 Jun 2009 – 19 Jul 2009

Event times

10.00am - 5.00pm

Cost of entry

£3.25 adults, £2.15 adult concession, £1.35 child, £7.50 family ticket. Admission fee includes entry to the Durham Light Infantry Museum

DLI Museum and Durham Art Gallery

Durham, United Kingdom

Travel Information

  • Durham City Centre and Bus Station 1/4 mile
  • Durham Rail Station 1/4 mile

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Laura Ford - Glory Glory

About

Originally produced for the Venice Biennale in 2005, this is a series of works influenced by emblems from national stereotypes which the artist grew up with: the Russian spy, the terrorist, the redneck, the image of the outsider, the foreigner and the witch. Through this hotchpotch of moustaches, upper lips and berets Ford became assailed by darker thoughts of hostages and prisoners in postures of humiliation and defeat.

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