The Leicester Cathedral Installation

From: 18th July 2019 6:00 pm

To: 18th July 2019 7:00 pm

ArtReach and Leicester Cathedral

Leicester Cathedral, St Martins House, 7 Peacock Lane, Leicester LE1 5PZ

‘Recovered Histories’ Project: The Cathedral Banner. A discussion between the Very Revd David Monteith, Dean of Leicester and artist George Sfougaras.




‘Recovered Histories’ Project: The Cathedral Banner

The Very Reverend David Monteith Dean of Leicester, talks with the artist George Sfougaras. Exploring the inspiration for and creation of a multi-layered artwork to be suspended in the Cathedral. The work is part of the artist’s Art Council funded Recovered Histories Project. We will be discussing issues of identity, migration and reflection on belonging, which such works invoke.

The complex, overlapping layers create the rich hues of the image and are symbolic of the treasures and potential we all carry within us. Some of the images used can be seen in the film made in collaboration with filmmaker Kate Drucquer, which will be projected at various times in the Cathedral arches.

With thanks to: Arts Council England, ArtReach (Coordinators of Journeys International), ROOTS Journeys Festival Project Consultation and Volunteer Group , Leicester Cathedral, filmmaker Kate Drucquer and Leicester Print Workshop.


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