Kurt Tong: In Case it Rains in Heaven

Compton Verney

13 November – 12 December 2010

Full price: £8

Art Fund members: £6

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For centuries the Chinese have believed that when a person dies they will need to take earthly possessions with them into the afterlife.

For centuries the Chinese have believed that when a person dies they will need to take earthly possessions with them into the afterlife.This tradition continues today, with relatives creating and burning paper versions of personal objects including money, cars and even iPods.Kurt Tong's rich, highly-coloured photographs document the creation of these fascinating paper objects before they are burnt.

Venue information

Opening times

19 Mar – 11 Dec
Tue – Sun, Bank Holiday Mon, 11am – 5pm (last entry 4.30pm and park closes at 6pm)

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