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Lady Bell (ii)
Graphic to accompany a campaign challenging arms giant BAE to support its host town

A politically motivated artwork that confronts the established relationship of BAE Submarine Solutions (nuclear submarine and munitions manufactures) to the industrial and exhausted town of Barrow-in-Furness. My proposal: the arms dealers buy ex-combat DWUKs for the town: both to boost tourism and allow locals access to islands and landscape around them. Historically, this refers to the early industrialization of Barrow (which provided leisure facilities on local Walney Island that were envied by other towns). The title refers to a pleasure ship, built in Barrow, which was later turned into a wartime minesweeper.

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