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📅 Stefan Gec: The Shepherd's Whistle

John Hansard Gallery | 16th February 2018 - 27th April 2019
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Stefan Gec: The Shepherd’s Whistle
16 February – 27 April / Tuesday – Saturday, 11am-5pm / John Hansard Gallery / Free Admission
The Shepherd’s Whistle centres around the artist’s fascination with top-secret maps of strategic cities worldwide that were created by Soviet intelligence during the Cold War, alongside an M-72 Soviet army motorbike and sidecar from 1957. 
These two highly symbolic elements are brought together to create a complex project that explores the socio-political environment of the Cold War era, whilst also touching on current issues of identity, migration and immigration. 
For The Shepherd’s Whistle, Gec presents a number of newly-made works, including text and sculpture, shown alongside the film footage made in each location, examples of the Soviet maps and his M-72 motorbike. 
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Stefan Gec: The Shepherd's Whistle

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