Oliver Crowther

Oliver Crowther
Guardians of the Stade
20 – 29 September, 11am – 4pm
Private View: 19 September,
6 – 9pm

Stade Hall, Hastings Old Town

Please check back nearer the time as weekend opening times may have to change. 

‘Stade’ is an Anglo-Saxon word meaning ‘landing place’. Fishermen have worked from Hastings Stade for over a thousand years. Through these fishermen’s portraits, in partnership with Hastings Fishermen’s Protection Society, Oliver continues to explore social groups and challenge stereotypes. Depicted alone, stripped of any contextual props, against a flat background, his subjects demand that the viewer complete the narrative and question their preconceived ideas.



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