a performance around a table
by artists Sheila Ghelani and Sue Palmer
September 28 | 18.00 and 20.00 | Ship Studio | Dartington Hall, Totnes TQ9 6EL
Common Salt explores the knotty complexity of trade, lucre, enclosures and borders exposing a loop of forgotten weaponry, covert colonialism and contemporary finance, resonant with our times.
From the first English hedges that broke up common land to the Great Hedge of India that cruelly cut India in half, from East Indiamen ships wrecking on English shores to 21st century narratives of trade and race, Common Salt opens these evocative and powerful narratives hidden in plain sight in our museums and history books.