Jeremy Deller on rave, Stonehenge and his new exhibition, WILTSHIRE B4 CHRIST
Smileys, stones and the Cerne Abbas Giant.
A visual feast of photography, pagan symbolism and rave iconography, WILTSHIRE B4 CHRIST continues Deller’s ongoing exploration of British identity in projects like The History of the World and Acid Brass with a show and capsule collection that delves into mysticism and the pull of Neolithic sites like Stonehenge.
We spoke to Deller before the exhibition opened to find out how the exhibition came about, why he’s so fascinated by the mystery of Stonehenge and why he thinks the site has held such a fascination for musicians, revellers and ravers across the centuries. Check out the video above, which features additional images by Jack Hems.
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