Trains, Facebook and freedom of thought

As Ben Peppiatt and Stephanie Bickford-Smith launch their new artwork HistoLyrical on 1215.today, we caught up with them to find out a bit more about what they’ve been up to… As artists, what does a typical day in your lives look like? That isn’t a very easy question to answer – that’s why we do … Continue reading Trains, Facebook and freedom of thought

Borders and Bodies: the ethical problem with detention centres

Clause 39 of the Magna Carta is used to justify unethical detentions in Britain today Photo by Mariusz Prusaczyk Magna Carta’s Clause 39 was the catalyst for my interest in this residency. I was struck by the apparent conflict between the words drafted in 1215, and the current state of British legislation – which allows … Continue reading Borders and Bodies: the ethical problem with detention centres