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The History of Financial Crises
This solo show at the new Vane Gallery space in Newcastle was presented as part of Wunderbar 2011 and brought together three works by Ellie Harrison made over the last two years - A Brief History of Privatisation, The History of Financial Crises and Transactions - which aimed to illustrate and explore aspects of the recent history of capitalism and our role within it. The launch event on Monday 31st October featured a second special ‘tour’ of A Brief History of Privatisation by comedian Josie Long. The exhibition was accompanied by a specially commissioned text by Laurie Penny.