Heart of Conflict: Cornwall’s World War One

Heart of Conflict has been uncovering stories about World War One in Cornwall since 2014, the centenary of the start of the war. We’ve been liaising with local historians, volunteers and community groups to gather stories and material to showcase and display. We’ve staged exhibitions at  the Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro the Cornish Studies Library […]

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Marking the genocide in Srebrenica

We were pleased to be able to participate in Holocaust Memorial Day (January 2020) at Truro Cathedral. We first started to work on the tragedy of genocide nearly 15 years ago. We held an exhibition and a series of events entitled Srebrenica Now in July 2005 to mark the 10th anniversary of the genocide in […]

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I Packed This Myself

I Packed This Myself brings together migrant workers and local communities. Every year, seasonally, thousands of workers from overseas come to Cornwall. These workers can face hostility and resentment. In rural Cornwall, due to expensive local housing, agricultural workers are often housed in caravans. They can have little contact with local people who often lack […]

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Crimson Harvest – war in the former Yugoslavia

Crimson Harvest was Bridging Arts’ first project in Refugee Week 2004 at St James’s Church, Piccadilly, London. It presented the work of the Bosnian artist Pero Mandić. Mandić was well-known before the Bosnian war but lost everything in the conflict when he fled to Novi Sad, northern Serbia. His paintings of peace and war explore both […]

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