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Tread Softly

Location: Bothy Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, UK

Dates: 27 May – 15 October 2017

Tread Softly presented works from the Arts Council Collection in which artists explore childhood experience and familial relationships, revisiting and reassessing pivotal moments and people within their lives.

YSP curator Sarah Coulson commissioned me to make Measures for the exhibition.

Shown alongside the works were specially commissioned poems by acclaimed poet and Scottish Makar, Jackie Kay.

Other artists featured in the exhibition were:

Roslyn Banish, Edward Barber, John Benton-Harris, Vanley Burke, Tarik Chawdry, Marion Coutts, Fiona Crisp, Tracey Emin, Richard Greenhill, Mona Hatoum, Susan Hiller, Permindar Kaur, Mary Kelly, Chris Killip, Colin George Curwood, Marketa Luskacova, Dennis Morris, Ron McCormick, Jordan McKenzie, Tish Murtha, Grayson Perry, Kathy Prendergast, Tony Ray-Jones, Nigel Shafran, Graham Smith, Jo Spence, Paul Trevor and Bedwyr Williams.


Photography by Jonty Wilde.

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