miners’ strike

Artist Jeremy Deller’s 2001 “Battle of Orgreave” – restaging a violent clash of the 1984 UK miners’ strike

April 15, 2013

Artist Jeremy Deller’s 2001 “Battle of Orgreave” – restaging a violent clash of the 1984 UK miners’ strike

In 2001 UK artist Jeremy Deller restaged the Battle of Orgreave, a violent 1984 clash between Yorkshire miners and police during the UK miners’ strike, and one of the many dark events of the Thatcher years.

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