I Have Found a Song

2010
Steele-Perkins, Christopher
I have Found a Song, published by Enitharmon Editions, is a collection of poems and images to mark the Bicentenary of the Abolition of the Slave Trade Act 1807. Twelve poets were commissioned by Arts Council England to write on the theme of enslavement. Together with these poems are a collection of prints by five artists: Sonia Boyce, Hew Locke, Shanti Panchal, Chris Steele-Perkins and Paula Rego. The artists were asked to produce work on the same theme of enslavement to accompany the poems. The edition is limited to 35 copies. Poets include Patience Agbabi, Polly Atkin, Valerie Bloom, Jean 'Binta' Breeze, Fred D'Aguiar, Helen Dunmore, Bernardine Evaristo, Paul Farley, Jacob Sam-La Rose, Iain Sinclair, Hugo Williams and Benjamin Zephaniah.
  • Artwork Details: Paper, 49 x 39.5cm
  • Edition: of 35
  • Material description: Limited edition book incorporating two etchings, two lithographs and one inkjet print.
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  • Theme: Undefined
  • Medium: Print
  • Accession number: ACC20/2010

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