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75 Years - occupation, liberation, reconciliation

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Jersey Arts Centre

As part of the 75th anniversary of Jersey’s liberation from occupying forces, Jersey Arts Centre commissioned 17 Island poets to respond to our title and the ideas of occupation, liberation and reconciliation.

Originally intended to be a word exhibition on the walls of the Berni Gallery between 7 April – 2 May, this unique and compelling experience would have showcased the literary skills of some of our Island poets and storytellers in relation to the past, the present and the future.

However, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the exhibition has been postponed, but we can nonetheless bring you those poems over the Liberation period from each of our 17 poets.

We will be adding one poem a day, between Mondays and Fridays, from: Friday 1 May until Monday 25 May 2020.

Click on the pdf or video file on the Jersey Arts Centre website to experience these stories. Enjoy!

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