Flight remembers 306 soldiers who were shot at dawn for cowardice during the first world war. The installation is of 306 porcelain feathers, individually made: each has one of the soldiers names and date of execution. There are also 12 well-documented case histories.
Patricia Wilson Smith is a visual artist/independent curator who uses traditional and digital media to engage with a range of ideas, from landscape and the environment to the current obsession with the centenary of World War One. Working with students in Canterbury, she
is curating an exhibition 'Canterbury at War' for the Beaney Museum in October, and is in the process
of designing an installation, 'Flight', to be placed in a Canterbury church during the Canterbury Festival.