Workers (Leaving the Factory) by Nancy Davenport

Davenport's photography-based work explores themes including globalisation, labour, truth and fiction.


Multi-channel video installation, with single channel projection and six monitors
Four minutes
Art Fund grant:
£8,617 ( Total: £15,023)
Acquired in:
Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery

This work was commissioned for the 2008 Liverpool Biennial and is part of her evolving series ‘Workers’ which commenced in 2004 and transforms for each new exhibition. It was created at the Jaguar car plant, Halewood, Merseyside. The central part, a single-screen projection, concerns arriving at and leaving the factory. The second element, on six monitors, features the workers’ tea break. It is an animated hybrid of video and photography, key to Davenport’s practice.


The artist.

Venue details

Walker Art Gallery William Brown Street, LIVERPOOL Merseyside L3 8EL 0151 478 4199

Entry details

Free to all

Daily, 10am – 5pm

Closed 24, 25, 26 and 31 Dec and 1 Jan