Couriers of Taste

Wessie Ling

Research output: Non-textual formExhibition

Abstract

Couriers of Taste explores the fascinating relationship between international trade, global consumerism and cross-cultural influences through drawings, photographic prints, maps, installations, sculptures and masks. The house is steeped in the history of 18th-century trade, with links to a slave-run plantation in the West Indies. The exhibition also reflects on the house's past as a hub of leisure and decadence. The artworks on show take you on an exciting journey from China to Africa and to fantastical places of the imagination.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 31 Oct 2013
EventCouriers of Taste - Danson House, London
Duration: 31 Oct 2013 → …
http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/article-1355779139199/

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