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Slavery Not A Thing of the Past

Antislavery International commissioned poster. By foregrounding international currency symbols the image draws attention to the relationship between slavery and capitalism.

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House Slave - Field Slave I and II

'House Slave - Field Slave: A Portrait of Contemporary Slavery' by Nicola Green was first exhibited at the Dulwich Picture Gallery in October 2007. It was then exhibited as part of Haringey's Black History Month at Bruce Castle Museum in October - December 2010. Nicola's triptych is now in the permanent collection at the International Slavery Museum in Liverpool.

Nicola Green's portrait of contemporary slavery 'House Slave - Field Slave' was made for and in collaboration with Anti-Slavery International to commemorate the anniversary of the abolition of the slave trade in 2007. The exhibition consists of a large 'altarpiece' scale triptych with preparatory studies. These are set alongside artefacts of contemporary slavery from the International Slavery Museum in Liverpool and the extraordinary photos and text from Anti-Slavery International, which inspired this work. The painting tells the story of contemporary slavery. There are an estimated 12 million people in the world today who are still enslaved - even though the British slave trade was abolished 200 years ago.

Man walking up Borassus palm by means of loop of forest cane.

Tree ferns, Ikelemba forest

Cotton grown in Catumbella, Angola

Congo tree which bears fruit on its trunk

Mr. Harris in bamboo avenue at Lisala, Stanley Falls District

Birds' nest and grass from the Kasai

Palm tree in grip of parasite, Kasai River

Red blossom on trunk of tree, Kasai forest

Flowering palm at Lukolela, upper Congo

Parasite which grips the palm tree – in its early stage

Elephant plant in dry season

A field of white water-lilies, Maringa River

A Congo forest fruit, considered by the natives to resemble the imported pineapple, to which they give the same name

Acacia avenue at Barumba on main Congo. Opposite mouth of the Aruwimi

A bunch of young bananas with edible purple seed lobe

Henequen plant on roadside of San Thomé

Palm in grip of parasite

Young Borassus palm at Leopoldville