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quilting in Hereford

Yinka Shonibare: Creatures of the Mappa Mundi

Thursday 24 January 2019Saturday 01 June 2019

Yinka Shonibare has created a new quilt artworks and hangings inspired by illustrations found on the the Mappa Mundi, the medieval map housed at Hereford Cathedral. Creatures of the Mappa Mundi focuses on depictions of the strange people and animals found on the map, drawn by artists from myths and exaggerated descriptions by travellers. Local groups have been invited to contribute to the project through sewing sessions and debate about issues including the environment and immigration.

find out more visit Hereford Cathedral website

Keyword tags

cathedral | environment | immigration | map | mappa mundi | medieval | quilting | textile | Yinka Shonibare

venue

Hereford Cathedral
5 College Cloisters, Cathedral Close
Hereford Herefordshire HR1 2NG

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