‘We Stand Together’ is part of the 6 million+ charitable trust programme highlighting the plight of displaced people around the world which are current and historical. Alongside other community projects, they combine and come together to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day.
The ‘journey’ banner: The imagery was collated through members of the group sharing their experiences during discussions. The silhouetted people were hand-painted onto the muslin cloth creating a liner line in one direction, away from their homeland.
The ‘sea’ banner: Explored the origins of ‘Paisley’ through the tacticity of hand printing and monoprint shapes and motifs depicting Peace and hope.
During the summer workshops, the group to design and make two performative banners that would be used and manipulated by the group in a theatrical performance staged in Dewsbury Town center and inside Dewsbury Town Hall.