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Global East Anglia exhibition

Global East Anglia exhibition

20th May to 19th July 2015

Curated by current MA Museum Studies students at the University of East Anglia, ‘Global East Anglia’ is a response to the students’ exploration of coastal communities and the connections facilitated by the sea, both past and present.

East Anglia is popularly thought of as a quiet, isolated place, cut off on one side by the sea and on the other by the transport system. But as the photographs and objects in this two-part exhibition show, the sea also connects and the region's coastline is full of evidence of these global links whether in public sculpture or in the knick-knacks kept in private homes.

Professor John Mack, Director of SIfA


Opening on 20th May 2015 to coincide with the Sainsbury Institute for Art (SIfA) conference Museums, Coastlines and the Sea, the two-part exhibition Global East Anglia will display documentary photographs of East Anglia’s public sculptures and monuments alongside a personal collection donated to the University of East Anglia by Rhoda Gray, a resident of Great Yarmouth. The exhibition is FREE and will be held from 20 May - 19 July 2015, in the School Court, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts. This exhibition has been made possible by the financial support from UEA School of Art, Media and American Studies.



  More information on the exhibition can be found at the following sites:



Who was Rhoda Gray?                                                     Sculpting Identity                                                                                 


                                                                                                         Photograph © Sarah Cocke 





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