FACT’s upcoming exhibition sees Danish artist Shona Illingworth question how our individual and collective memories influence our understanding of society. Lesions in the Landscape is a powerful new multi-screen installation revealing the devastating effects of amnesia on one woman and the striking parallels with the sudden evacuation of the inhabitants of St Kilda in the North Atlantic in 1930. From 18 September.
Shona Illingworth, Lesions In The Landscape, FACT Liverpool
The studio platform hrm199, led by the acclaimed artist Haroon Mirza, is the winner of FACT and CERN’s COLLIDE International Award 2017.
Interview: Shona Illingworth, Lesions in the Landscape
We interview artist Shona Illingworth about her investigations into the effect that the experience of amnesia and broken cultural memory has on individual and collective agency at FACT, Liverpool.