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school protest, drawn by stevie




hand drawn : school protest 2003

one of a series of drawings devised from found and collected hand drawn diagrams and maps

Map outling dynamics of Holy Cross School Protest, Ardoyne, Belfast. Loyalists blocked the route taken by primary school children to Holy Cross school. Parents had to take children through a police cordon to get the children past abusive loyalists every morning and evening to get to the school. The protest dragged on for several months with violent and far reaching consequences. drawn by Stevie, Ardoyne resident June 2001.

Medium: Cut out from blue vinyl plastic, hung on dressmakers pins 1 cm proud of wall.

30 cm. 30 cm. / 12''.12''