Homage to Unsung Heroines


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One and Other.  Trafalgar Square. London.  August 2009.

Antony Gormley’s project invited people to have one hour on Trafalgar Square’s unoccupied Fourth Plinth.  No statue of a military hero on the 4th plinth for my hour, but a ‘statue’ to honour unsung heroines.  These heroines are the women who bring up children, who run households, who look after elderly parents, who act as the family’s social secretary.

Link to interview given on the day, https://wellcomecollection.org/works/n7mfr8hz