A Single Story: The Ship’s Masts are a Deeper Shade of Crimson

A massacre on a 18th C British Slave Ship. An unlikely subject for master painter JMW Turner. An abolitionist, Turner used his fame to reignite the memory of this horrific, shameful chapter in British history. A Massacre first brought to the public eye by freedman Olaudah Equiano.

In association with The Barbican.

Sound editing by Viel Richardson.

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