9 January – 17 July 2016

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Children Carrying Heavy Objects is a series of six large-scale drawings that depict children and the burdens that they carry.

The graphite drawings by C A Halpin show children carrying physical, societal and political loads such as: water; a blackboard; each other; in grief and love, or in the loneliness of a runaway boy. The images explore children’s absolute will to survive in a sometimes-hostile adult world and reflects the plight of children on a global and domestic scale; the show features local children and others from around the world.

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