• Men Marched Asleep

About the Artist/Exhibition

Men Marched Asleep is an installation taking its inspiration from the fifth line of Wilfred Owen’s poem Dulce et Decorum Est and is part of the Wilfred Owen Commemoration for 2018.

 

Wilfred Owen Commemoration

Wilfred Owen Commemoration

Men Marched Asleep (2018) is a deeply evocative description of men exhausted by battle but continuing on. It conveys a journey-narrative that is saturated by time and toil, regimental history and personal loss during the Great War. This sense of movement is conveyed in parallel with the installation itself as series of historical objects, personal photographs, and artworks created by the local community, transport the visitor through an immersive and evocative environment peppered with lines taken from the poetry of Wilfred Owen.

 

To find out more about lead artist Robyn Woolston and her work on the commemorative year, click here.

 

The gallery and exhibitions are always free and open to the public from Wednesday through to Sunday from 10 am until 5pm, there is a free car park on Mather Road and on street parking (please be considerate of neighbours access when parking).

 

 

 

 

 

Exhibition

Dates : 3 November - 20 December 2018
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