Empire Exhibition Event; Considered Cargo

August 7, 2015

Special event with James Robertson and Carolyn Scott
Thursday 13 August, 7pm -9pm


Acclaimed writer James Robertson will read from his award-winning novel Joseph Knight, and talk about the true story on which it is based, of a slave, brought from Jamaica, who won a long battle for his freedom in the Scottish courts in 1778.  James’s book itself one of the inspirations for Carolyn Scott’s exhibition, Considered Cargo, a site-specific sound installation focusing on the engagement of North East Scotland, and in particular Montrose, with the historic slave trade.  An open discussion will follow the event.

This special event is FREE but booking is advised and encouraged through the following link.

6.30pm for 7pm start
Wall Projects II, The Old Rope Works, 13 Bents Road, Montrose DD10 8QA




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