Sweatshop

Ling, Wessie and Cheung, Lisa (2007) Sweatshop. [Show/Exhibition]

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Abstract

Sweatshop, collaborated with Lisa Cheung, is a process project which addresses issues surrounding consumerism and cheap labour.
Work arising from it includes a mobile workstation and numerous flags created by local communities protesting the idea of sweatshop. All flags were hung in the museum gallery, foyer and on the outside of the museum building on the closing day of the exhibition.
The production of the flags took place throughout the exhibition and the mobile workstation also travelled out of the museum for workshops elsewhere in Plymouth.
Each participant was invited to interpret the theme of the exhibition through the creation of their flag.

Item Type: Show/Exhibition
Additional Information: Work shown by WESSIELING :‘Face the Elements’ (new work produced by Bexley Heritage Trust), ‘Fashion Chess’ and ‘National Dress’. WESSIELING is a London based visual artist whose work uses text and installations to address the immateriality and symbolic power of fashion. She has exhibited nationally and internationally including the Victoria & Albert Museum, Collyer Bristow Gallery, Hong Kong Arts Centre and Austrian National Museum of Applied and Contemporary Arts among others. Further projects can be viewed at www.WESSIELING.com.
Subjects: W900 Others in Creative Arts and Design
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > School of Design > Northumbria Design
Depositing User: Ay Okpokam
Date Deposited: 22 Oct 2013 09:44
Last Modified: 18 Aug 2015 09:23
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/14149

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