Leicester Print Workshop, 50 Saint Georeg Street, Leicester LE1 2QG
Members show, encompassing all print methods and painting.
The work shown:
Following on from my explorations in DNA relationships and ways of tracking movements of my ancestors around the world, I reached a point of trying to resurrect the past. Lazarus refers to that act of restoring something but being left with the melancholy feelings that stem from having witnessed something beyond this present time. The images depicted on the face trace the movement of young children across the Anatolian planes, carrying only the cooking utensils that they would use to keep them alive. The image taken from a 1923 Red Cross publication, sets the scene for the tumultuous years that unfolded from that time, until the passing of my parents and my recent visits to Crete. The olive trees, the people being shipped away from the war-torn coastal regions of Asia Minor and back the other way in an...