In Memoriam Birmingham
8th-16th May 2021
BrumYODO and Birmingham Hippodrome are delighted to have brought In Memoriam – an open-air art installation by internationally renowned artist Luke Jerram – to Birmingham as part of this year’s A Matter of Life & Death Festival.
Presented in the open air at Aston Park in Birmingham from 8th–16th May, In Memoriam was a temporary memorial for the public to visit and remember all those who have died during the COVID-19 pandemic and to pay tribute to all the NHS health and care workers who have been risking their lives during the crisis.
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BrumYODO and Birmingham Hippodrome have commissioned Birmingham poet Jodi Ann Bickley to write a new poem to commemorate the installation of In Memoriam by Luke Jerram in the city. Jodi founded the One Million Lovely Letters project in 2013 which has seen her hand...
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