Chinese New Year Banner
This dragon banner was made for the Chinese New Year festival by an asylum seeking member of the Swansea Women's Group. It would have been displayed in the National Waterfront Museum as part of their celebrations. It is really striking, drawn freehand on a single bed sheet in pencil and then fabric marker. She used her son's crayons to colour it in. Unfortunately the festival was cancelled because of the deaths in Wuhan that marked the start of the pandemic.
This material is part of the Covid Chronicles from the Margins project, funded by The Open University and The Hague. The project aims to highlight the impact of the pandemic on refugees, asylum seekers & undocumented migrants.
This item can be found on our website, here: https://cov19chronicles.com/gallery/art-work/chinese-new-year-banner/