Salt

Parr Library in St. Helens

Saturday 20th October 2018

7:00pm til 8:00pm

Minimum Age: 14

Selina Thompson’s solo show is about grief, ancestry, home, forgetting and colonialism. It’s about being part of a diaspora.

 
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Salt on Saturday 20th October 2018

Ultimate reality is our home. It is here and now, and it is not a special piece of what is happening. We imagine that we are on a journey, that life is a journey, but we are home from the beginning. This is not an
easy thing to accept.”
In February, two artists got on a cargo ship, and retraced one of the routes of the Transatlantic Slave Triangle - from the UK to Ghana to Jamaica, and back. Their memories, their questions and their grief took them along the bottom of the Atlantic and through the figurative realm of an imaginary past.
It was a long journey backwards, in
order to go forwards. This show is
what they brought back.

£6, £5 (St Helens Library Card Holders, £3 (concessions). Book online at www.culturalhubs.eventbrite.co.uk or call into any library in St Helens to purchase your tickets


Access
Accessible toilet, ramp and parking
Audio described & BSL signed performance.


Show Length
1 hour

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