May Ayres

Soham (Mob)

96cm x 49cm Ceramic relief
Stoneware with oxides
Private Collection
Photo: Eric Richmond

This was made in response to the murder of two children in Soham, 2002.

The tabloid-led media frenzy whipping up hatred against Maxine Carr, who was not actually a party to the murders, reminded me of lynch mobs down the ages, driven into a mindless lust for vengeance and destruction.

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