Hope (We want it back) 2021

Hope (We want it back), Shirley Renwick, Installation, paper. The Safe House, London, June 22-29 2021

25,002 tissue paper confetti pieces, dropped on the threshold of The Safe House, London.

First Impressions Exhibition,

The Safe House, London, SE15 3SN.

22-27 June, 2021

Confetti – a ritual object with myth attached, contains traces of celebration, love, joy, union, togetherness; A fragile tissue of pastel circles.

Hope – strong, fragile, seductive, contagious, vulnerable, optimistic, possibilities, unlimited.


UN figures show that 137 women across the world are killed every day by a partner or member of their own family – a total of 50,000 women a year murdered by people they know and should be able to trust.


Published by Shirley Renwick

Artist - London