Jeremy Deller, Rufus Norris, Emily Lim & Jenny Waldman in Conversation - 14-18 NOW
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we're here because we're here, conceived and created by Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller in collaboration with Rufus Norris, Director of the National Theatre
we’re here because we’re here

Jeremy Deller, Rufus Norris, Emily Lim & Jenny Waldman in Conversation

National Theatre, London

Image credit: we're here because we're here, conceived and created by Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller in collaboration with Rufus Norris, Director of the National Theatre

 

we’re here because we’re here’ saw over 1400 voluntary participants dressed in First World War uniform appear unexpectedly in locations across the UK on Friday 1 July 2016, as a modern memorial to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme. Conceived and created by Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller in collaboration with Rufus Norris, Director of the National Theatre, it was commissioned by 14-18 NOW, the UK’s arts programme for the First World War centenary.

Jeremy Deller, Rufus Norris, Senior Associate Director Emily Lim, and Jenny Waldman, Director of 14-18 NOW, discuss this unique one-off event – its genesis, journey and delivery – in a conversation chaired by Lyse Doucet, Chief International Correspondent for the BBC.

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