King George V Primary School, Sandwell

King George V Primary School, Sandwell

A class of Year 5 pupils at King George V Primary School has spent a whole term studying Equiano with their teacher Miss Heaton. Working with two artists, the students have produced a recreation of Equiano’s traveling trunk. The students considered the things that...
Deansfield Secondary School, Wolverhampton

Deansfield Secondary School, Wolverhampton

A Year 8 class have produced an alternative audio interpretation to the Gas Hall exhibition. The short emotive pieces creatively explore key objects from the exhibition considering their history and the stories that lay behind them The alternative audio interpretation...
Hockley Youth Project

Hockley Youth Project

Working with visual artist Nicola Richardson, this group produced a series of visually striking suits which explore themes around Equiano’s life, particularly his success as a businessman and entrepreneur. They also produced a number of paintings which present images...
Techno Elders

Techno Elders

This group of African-Caribbean senior citizens explored Equiano’s life with artist and storyteller Katrice Horsley. Their giant charm bracelet symbolizes aspects of Equiano’s life and their own. The group also recorded oral histories relating their own journeys to...

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