The Graves Gallery is currently closed for redisplay and refurbishment – we look forward to welcoming you again when the gallery reopens in late spring 2021.

Graves Gallery

Surrey Street 
Sheffield 
S1 1XZ
(Above the Central Library) 
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Invisible Wounds: Landscape and Memory in Photography

Chloe Dewe Mathews, Soldaat Jean Raes, Soldaat Alphonse Verdickt Time unknown / 21.9.1914, Walem, Mechelen, Antwerpen, from the series Shot at Dawn, 2014. © the artist
Thursday 5 March 2020 - Saturday 20 June 2020

*** Please note: The Graves Gallery is currently closed for redisplay and refurbishment – find out more here. We look forward to welcoming you again when the gallery reopens in late spring 2021. ***

When traumatic events like conflict or destruction occur in our fields, streets and cities, the memory of them remains long after the visible traces have gone.

Curated in partnership with Amanda Crawley Jackson from the University of Sheffield, Invisible Wounds shows how artists represent the echoes of these devastating acts that continue to haunt the landscapes in which they took place.

These evocative, arresting photographs blur the boundaries between documentary and the work of the imagination to explore how the past lingers in the present.

Invisible Wounds features work by Denis Darzacq, Chloe Dewe Mathews, David Farrell, Roberto Frankenberg, Elisa Larvego, James Morris, Simon Norfolk and Zineb Sedira.

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James Morris, Lifta, district of Jerusalem. From Time and Remains of Palestine © the artist 
Image © Denis Darzacq, Portrait d'arbre N°03, Tree portrait N°01, Verdun in Meuse, France, 2020 © the artist 
Elisa Larvego, Under the national road, near the Calais jungle, 2016 © Elisa Larvego / Cnap 
© Simon Norfolk / @simonnorfolkstudio (Instagram)