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Three Miles West of Taranto (oil on canvas; 2018) by Kate Gritton

Soundings: in search of one father’s war

In March 2017, on a visit to Venice, artist Kate Gritton found herself wandering the corridors of the Jewish Museum. Turning a corner, she came face-to-face with a photograph of a group of people, one the spitting image of her father. The exhibition featured British soldiers in World War II during liberation, but as far as Kate knew, while her father had been in Italy, he hadn’t been stationed in Venice. Thus began a journey of discovery, the expression of which are the 23 paintings that form Soundings, a month-long exhibition, which opens on 29 May at the Hastings Arts Forum. Here, A. Vasudevan catches up with the artist.

Posted 09:57 Tuesday, May 29, 2018 In: Arts News Tags: , , , , ,
Ann Kramer and her book Conscientious Objectors Of The Second World War

Conscientious writing

A new book by respected local author and historian, Ann Kramer, on the topic of conscientious objectors in WWII will be launched in early November. HOT’s Zelly Restorick met with her to speak about the book and her reasons for writing it.

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