The Exhibition accompanying Temple80 sought to draw together the story of the Temple, with Wales’ peace heritage of the last 100 years – including hidden histories gathered by community groups and volunteers 2014-18 – along with responses from young people, schools and artists.
Artists in Residence showcased a range of responses for visitors to delve deeper into the Temple’s stories:
- Jon Berry, Temple80 Artist in Residence composed a series of musical installations responding to the Temple spaces & heritage; and also collaborated with musician Iffy Iwobi to produce and perform ‘Assemble’, a 8 minute musical tribute for the BME Remembrance Service.
- Ness Owen, collection of 5 poems responding to heritage materials in exhibition;
- Will Salter, ‘Guiding Hand’ alternative tour of the Temple encouraging deeper spatial appreciation;
- Hazel Elstone, crafted multicoloured wreath of red, white, black and purple Remembrance poppies
- Lee Karen Stow, with her ‘Women War & Peace’ photography display;
- Tracy Pallant & Amy Peckham, with their community films including Temple80 Rap by BME artist Jon Chase.