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Anniversary – an act of memory: Act 47

By Beaconsfield, 20 October 2012
Image: Monica Ross, act of memory, 2007, photo Bernard G. Mills

Tuesday 13 November at 1.30pm in the Nave, Southwark Cathedral, London Bridge SE1 

Monica Ross and Children from Class 4, The Cathedral Primary School of St Saviour and St Mary Overy

Solo, collective and multi-lingual recitations from memory of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

A performance series in 60 Acts During November artist Monica Ross works with children from the Cathedral Primary School in Southwark to internalise the rights and responsibilities to which every human being is entitled. Cathedral Primary School was the first school in the borough to achieve a Rights Respecting School Award from UNICEF.

At Southwark Cathedral on 13 November, the Children from Class 4 will join Monica in a collective recitation – from memory - of the entire text of The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).

Act 47 is the first recitation by children in Monica Ross’s ongoing performance series, Anniversary – an act of memory.

Act 47 is produced by Beaconsfield with Act of Memory and Cathedral Primary School and supported by Arts Council England.