A exhibition of sculptures and performances with a free accompanying publication.

Outside connects the Crossbones' history to contemporary issues facing sex worker communities.

Crossbones Garden marks the site where 15,000 people, predominantly women and children, were buried between the 12th century and 1857.

Many of the women were sex workers, who were denied consecrated burial despite being licensed by the Bishop of Winchester. The future of the site is uncertain, as it has fought many campaigns against redevelopment and at present only holds a short term lease from Transport for London.

Six newly commissioned sculptures will be installed throughout the garden, produced by each artist in response to a one-hour conversation with a sex worker.

Participating sex workers were contacted with the assistance of SWARM (Sex Worker Advocacy and Resistance Movement) Collective and English Collective of Prostitutes.

Where

Crossbones Garden

Cross Bones Graveyard
Redcross Way, London, SE1
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