A Real #Birmingham #Family
by Gillian Wearing
From hundreds of self-nominated families, the Jones family, - two sisters, Roma and Emma, and their children, Kyan and Shaye - were selected by a panel of local community, cultural and religious figures to be the subject of this public #sculpture
"A nuclear family is one reality but it is one of many, and this work celebrates that what constitutes a family should not be fixed." - Gillian Wearing.
"A Real Birmingham Family" was organised by Ikon and funded by Arts Council England, Birmingham City Council and Ikon's Friends of the Family,