Touching the Archive by Sarah-Joy Ford – Reading and Conversation

17 March 2022 / 5:30pm-7pm

To coincide with the Archives at Play exhibition, artist and researcher Sarah-Joy Ford will read her text about archives; how they hold our history and how they can touch us. This will be followed by an in-conversation with the curator of the Archives at Play exhibition, Thomas Dukes on different ways to work with archives, in particular Sarah-Joy’s use of embroidery as a method for connecting with the past.

Limited Capacity. Pre-booking recommended. Tickets: Free – £3 + booking fee. Book at eventbrite

(Listen back to a recording of the readings. *Please note. Contains one use of strong language/sexual reference.)


Image: Sarah Joy Ford, Touching the Archive (2022). Image © Thomas Dukes.