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Behind Closed Doors: Britain’s food insecurity crisis exhibition

The End Hunger UK campaign, of which Sustain is a member, is running Behind Closed Doors, a touring exhibition of photography and poetry demonstrating some experiences food insecurity.

James Lane and Huw Nicholls 2018

James Lane and Huw Nicholls 2018

The touring collaborative exhibition of photographs and research explore the impacts of Britain’s current food insecurity crisis, where many people in society are swept into poverty. The exploration of the reality some people endure, through displays of real life situations, is representative of the millions of people experiencing household food insecurity in the UK. Artists include Ursula Kelly, James Lane, John Reeves, John May and Huw Nicholls, all passionate about ensuring steps towards a just and compassionate society.

Exhibition locations include Cardiff, Bristol, Chester, Carlisle and London. Find out more and book tickets for the opening nights.

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