Ulster Museum, Botanic Ct, Belfast
Borders have profound impacts on the lives of people who live on or near them. Some borders, such as the one dividing Northern Ireland from the Republic, run through lakes, roads and farmland. The Partition of Ireland dates from the end of the First World War. After the Easter Rising of 1916 and the assertion of independence by Sinn Fein in 1918, a devastating civil war broke out following the division of Ireland into north and south. The consequences of partition are still felt today. Suzanne Lacy investigates how the border frames identity and intervenes in the routine of everyday life….
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Across and In-Between | Suzanne Lacey at Ulster Museum, Belfast