Walk around any stately home, museum or National Trust property and you are likely to see the words please do not touch more than a few times. The irony is in most cases the sign is telling you not to touch something that was stolen from another land, something that should have never been touched in the first place. Please Do Not Touch asks important questions about these things, about the world and the lives that they have shaped. How have the ill gotten gains of colonialism shaped our society today? How does the noise of the crimes of the past reverberate into our present day soundscape?
Date: 3rd June 2021
Extent: 80 pp