Diane Maclean

Unknown Man

The Charnel House, Spitalfields, London

At Spitalfields, the medieval charnel house held the bones of many who had died from disease, violence, hunger, accident or natural causes, for whose remains there was no longer space in the cemetery, no marker or name. Death was faceless.

These days the media confront us daily with images of the dead, their multiplicity renders them also faceless.

Exhibition organised by CBRE Ltd through Royal British Society of Sculptors