The Troubles Archive is a collection of artworks from artists who produced work during and relating to the Troubles in Northern Ireland

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Suitcases in the Foyle

A site-specific collaborative project with cross-community youth groups that examined the issue of contemporary emigration from Derry. At that time, there was high level of emigration amongst young people. As well as economic conditions, political unrest was a factor in their decision to emigrate. The project took the form of fourteen suitcases that were moored on the River Foyle. Printed on the suitcases were the names of young people who had

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