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7. The Fielden Project

Todmorden Unitarian Church / United Chapel Trust, Artistsí collaborative group exhibition and artistsí talks. Eight artists from the Calder Valley worked in response to the landmark site in the valley town, producing a range of diverse works, including sound, photography, writing, sculpture, drawing to sound and performance. Eleanor's response took the form of a series of miniature busts press-cast from the restricted materials of paper and water. The piece was inspired by the personal narratives of child cotton mill workers and the work of John Fielden to secure the 10 Hours Factory Act in the UK. Exhibition was shown In tandem with the 100 day Cultural Festival of Yorkshire), May-June 2014.

Fielden Project: Factory ChildrenFielden Project: Factory Children
Fielden Project: Factory ChildrenFielden Project: Factory Children