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M20852 Injustice

Injustice, Colette Gilmartin and Tony Curry with young people from Tameside and Trafford, © Manchester City Galleries

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Injustice

2007
Made by young people from Tameside and Trafford
and artists Colette Gilmartin and Tony Curry
Mixed Media

This colourful banner was created
by young carers from NCH the children's charity.
They explored issues of and freedom,
inspired by discussions with an historian
about the transatlantic slave trade.

The young people worked with poet Tony Curry
to express their thoughts on slavery.
With textiles artist Colette Gilmartin,
they personalised individual letters
to turn their poem into a visual statement.

Commissioned by Manchester City Galleries

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