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Title

Where Are They?

Object Name

Wall Hanging

Maker

MacWilliam, Irene (Primary maker)
MacWilliam, Irene (maker)

Date Made

2019
2019

Place Made

Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland

Description

Irene MacWilliam created this piece to draw attention to the global issue of people 'being disappeared' in many countries. In Northern Ireland, the 'disappeared' were those killed and buried in secret by paramiliatary organisations. Sixteen cases of 'disappearance' have been officially recorded by a governmental enquiry, and CAIN have identified 25 cases.

Materials

cotton

Date Collected

2022
2022

Catalogue Number

BELUM.W2023.3.1

Copyright

© Conflict Textiles, Photograph by Irene MacWilliam.