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Arabel Lebrusan
Knife Murders 275/275. England & Wales (2021)
Set of 275 rings made of metal from police confiscated knives and other artefacts
Dimensions variable
Courtesy of the artist

Knife Murders 275/275 England and Wales is a set of 275 rings made using the metal from police confiscated knives and other artefacts. The rings represent homicides in England and Wales from April 2019 until March 2020. There are 10 small-sized rings to represent under children homicides (those aged under 16 years), 50 medium-sized thin rings to represent women homicides and 215 wide and large-sized rings to represent men homicides. Each ring is laser inscribed with the edition number AL KM20 1/275, AL KM 20 2/275, etc.

Blunt Blades
11 November 2021 - 30 October 2022

Site by Celina Loh

© 2021 Arabel Lebrusan

Blunt Blades Exhibition

Blunt Blades Exchange

About the artist Arabel Lebrusan

Arabel Lebrusan (b.1974, Madrid) is a UK-based visual artist whose practice centres on material culture and the feminine tactile environment, exploring wider issues of power relationships, exploitation and inequality.


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