You Echo Through Time

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This exhibition shines a light on and gives voice to women in antiquity.

A close up of a vessel


Until 1 March 2023 (historic exhibition)


Dates: 8 November 2022 - 1 March 2023

In ancient Greece and throughout history, the bodies of women have been silenced and controlled through legislation, medicine and religion.  This exhibition shines a light on and gives voice to women in antiquity.  The object histories have been informed by scientific, archaeological and creative research and reimagined through lived experience. 
Thank you to Janina Sabaliauskaite, Lindsay Duncanson, Pippa Anderson, Linda France, Claire Ogah, Lisa-Marie Shillito, Diana Blumberg, Jasper Gaunt, Emma Gooch, Ulrike Thomas, Mark Burns, Stephen Rowarth, Potted History, Newcastle Material Culture Analytical Suite and Incite Design, to all our workshop participants, and to our funders.  
The creative interventions in this exhibition are the result of four Making Histories workshops.  The fragments of writing were composed by the Writing Histories Workshop participants and combined here with the poetry of Sappho (630-570 BC, translated by Josephine Balmer); one of the few female voices we have from Antiquity. 
This exhibition has been curated by Sally Waite and Olivia Turner. 


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