It explores the language of emergency through events in London’s history, from The Great Plague to Covid and asks whether the lives of the poor are worth less than the property of the rich.
Josie Spencer’s sculptures evoke a sense of both vulnerability and resilience. Are they broken or breaking free? After this last difficult year, which are we?
By placing the words amidst the sculptures and directly into an audience’s ears, we aim to create an immersive experience through voices, thoughts and emotions of people caught up in disaster and ultimately, celebrate the resilience of London and Londoners.
The Damage Control exhibition and option audio play shall take place in the Atrium of Riverside Studios. Admittance is free of charge. To access the audio play, please scan a QR code located on a poster around the building and listen to the play via earphones. Smartphone and earphones are required for the audio play.