Billy’s Museum

Amanda Dunsmore

Description

‘Billy Hull was the longest serving security prison officer (25 years) at The Maze/Long Kesh Prison, situated outside Belfast, Northern Ireland. Over 15 years and against prison policy, Billy collected items relating to various individuals, incidents and occurrences. Billy’s Museum is a record of a presentation he was given permission to make in the Maze at the time of his retirement. Information on a selection of subsequent artworks can be found on artist website amandadunsmore.com page: Keeper’

(Text by artist, sourced on Dec 13th 2016)

Details
Title

Billy’s Museum

Year

2005

Creator

Amanda Dunsmore

Medium

Moving Image

Form

Short

Genre

Portrait

Subject

Long Kesh (Prison), Social conflict - Northern Ireland, Archives

Language

English (eng) (spoken), English (eng) (subtitles)

Duration

20 minutes

Original format

Physical: MiniDV

Aspect ratio

4:3

Colour

Both Colour and Black and White

Sound

Sound

Rights

Copyright holder: Amanda Dunsmore

Artist website

http://www.lit.ie/Dunsmore/a.htm

Link to work

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EVCKGO-I0UI