The Making of the Tessera Hospitalis Sculpture - Photos
Classics and Ancient History
University of Exeter
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These photos record the making of the Tessera Hospitalis sculpture, later unveiled at the National Waterfront Museum (Swansea, 1 October 2011), as part of the AHRC-funded 'Future Memory in Place' project. Two items exist, one containing high and the other of normal resolution photos (a link to the other is provided above). This project united visual art and ancient history through contemporary landscape painting and research on migration in the ancient world, archaeology, manuscripts, objects, journeys, uncharted maps and music. It was enacted through school workshops and community gatherings around Swansea, and gave over 2,500 school pupils the opportunity to learn about how people relate to the place where they live or have lived, and how memories and the experience of migration can be expressed in art.
Arts and Humanities Research Council