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Photo of the sculpture 'Shame' (2014) by artist Katie Cuddon.

Katie Cuddon: ‘Shame’ (2014) 5th May 2020


#Tellmethestory Arts Council Collection

Katie Cuddon, ‘Shame’ (2014). Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre, London. Copyright the artist.

This artwork was chosen by women of Colchester to feature in Firstsite’s Arts Council Collection National Partners Programme Exhibition, ‘Tell me the story of all these things’

Reflecting upon the work, members of the group commented:

“There’s something I really like about the ambiguity of this object – cute, sexual, naked, furry?

I would love to have this just sat somewhere quite public around the house or if I ever had a formal office with lots of boring meetings going on, just to see what people’s reactions to it would be. Would they stroke it or shy away from it?”

Use the arrows to navigate to an audio description of the piece, by Programme Manager, Communities, Emma Reeve.

This artwork is featured as part of the exhibition, ‘Tell be the story of all these things‘. The exhibition title is inspired by Rehana Zaman’s 2016 film Tell me the story of all these things (included in the exhibition), which revolves around a conversation between the artist and her two sisters as they prepare a meal. Find out more about the exhibition.