This work invites engagement with the Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery collections, through the stories of particular objects that track the formation of cultural identity.
6 postcards from Shrewsbury, with text from Darwin’s Origin of Species and quotes from interviews with local young people. Flood, digital video installation
Hospital Jar and Water Sample from the River Severn. Fossil marine fish Dapediscus polita about 180 million years old. Jurassic Period. from the Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery Collection. Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris), Taxidermy, from the Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery Collection. Gilded Willow Pattern Teapot, from the Godden Collection of Caughley Porcelain ( Coalport 1750’s-1790’s) from the Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery Collection.
Photographer: Jill Impey