29 January – 12 April 2020
Red Members’ Preview: Tuesday 28 January 2020, 5 – 6pm
Public opening: Tuesday 28 January 2020, 6 – 8pm, all welcome
WHEREAS divers Persons are holden in Slavery within divers of His Majesty's Colonies, and it is just and expedient that all such Persons should be manumitted and set free, and that a reasonable Compensation should be made to the Persons hitherto entitled to the Services of such Slaves for the Loss which they will incur by being deprived of their Right to such Services.
– An Act for the Abolition of Slavery throughout the British Colonies; for promoting the Industry of the manumitted Slaves; and for compensating the Persons hitherto entitled to the Services of such Slaves, 1833.
3 & 4 Will. IV c. 73
This exhibition has been made possible through the generous support of the Institute of Contemporary Arts Director’s Circle, Friends of the Institute of Contemporary Arts and Essex Street, New York.