Bonchester man’s sculpture collection on display at Hawick museum

One of German artist Hanne Schorp-Pflumm's sculptures
One of German artist Hanne Schorp-Pflumm's sculptures

‘On the Brink of Speech’, a unique show of sculptures collected in Addis Ababa in 1953 by soldier and diplomat, Sandy curle, of Easter Weens, Bonchester, is on display at the museum’s Waterfall Gallery.

The sculptures, by German artist Hanne Schorp-Pflumm, resound with humanity after the trauma of World War Two and are juxtaposed with contemporary mixed media artworks by Curle’s grandson, Alexander Curtis, who is strongly influenced by his family connections to Ethiopia, archaeology and his own travels and life abroad.

Disabled access is limited and admission is free.

The display can be viewed until September 20 (MondayFriday 10am-noon and 1-5pm, and Saturday-Sunday 2-5pm.

More information from the museum on 373457.