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Gallery Posted • 19 Mar 2018

The Silk Road with Apna and Horse & Bamboo

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The Silk Road with Apna and Horse & Bamboo

Project Partner: Apna and Horse & Bamboo
Location: Haslingden, Lancashire
Programme: Part of Amal's Pilot 2017

Grassroots community organisation, Apna, with support from local arts organisation, Horse & Bamboo, displayed a large-scale installation by Muslim artist Maryam Golubeva centred on a laser-cut paper carpet evoking the Silk Road. Its showcasing in Haslingden’s Methodist Church as part of the Rossendale Literature Festival facilitated multiple reflective encounters between different local communities.

Image credit: Chouette Films