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'Symbols' is a sculptural installation consisting of 30 unique flags from the LGBTQ+ community. Spanning the original Pride Flag designed by Gilbert Baker in San Francisco in 1978 to its newest iteration by Daniel Quasar in 2018, the flags represent the diversity of gender, sexuality, and desire. The flags are standardised and ordinary, each 5 feet (1.5 m) by 3 feet (0.9 m), and hang equidistant to represent the equal value and potential each community group has in the world today. Following the recent death of Baker in 2017 and President Trump's banning of the Pride Flag at US embassies internationally, alongside the absence of Pride 2020 and increased hostility and violence towards the LGBTQ+ community, symbols celebrates the joy and freedom to love who you love while acknowledging the struggles these community groups have endured to gain visibility, human rights, and equality.

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on loan to Sculpture in the City, 10th Edition and 11th Edition, 2021–2023

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