__________________________________SOPHIE STRONG

Embroidery artist

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COVER ME, Silver Beach, Cuddalore, India.
Embroidery, linen.
96x68cm
2016

This is an image of the dead body of a girl being carried to a mass burial site at Silver Beach, India. In December 2004 a tidal wave and huge earthquake killed at least 4278 people in southern India.




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INJURED GIRL,SINDUPALCHOWK, NEPAL
Freehand embroidery, paint and pencil on linen.
106x85cm
2015

An injured girl after the huge earthquake in Nepal in April 2015. The abstract shapes in the background are of placards of the death at a memorial rally in September 2015.




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FLOAT
Freehand embroidery on cotton.
2016

Syrian refugee surrounded by balloons from various memorial sites.




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BABY WITH MICROCEPHALY, RECIFE, BRAZIL
Freehand embroidery on linen handkerchief
26x26cm
2016




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ROHINGYA TEENAGER, KUALA LANGSA, INDONESIA
Freehand embroidery on cotton
49x38cm
2015

Displayed and sold at the exhibition Artists Drawing a Line Under Torture.
All profits going towards charity Freedom From Torture.




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TOWERBLOCK, YORK, UK
Free hand embroidery, paint and pencil on cotton
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2015






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BLUE GIRL, SAIGON (HO CHI MINH CITY), VIETNAM
Free hand embroidery, paint on cotton
78x60cm
2014


Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), Vietnam
2014


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Syrian shoe shine boy, Beirut, Lebanon,(detail)


Syrian shoe shine boy, Beirut, Lebanon, 16th November 2013
Size: 54x24cm
2014




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Candlelight Protest, Amritsar, India (detail)
30th December 2012


Candlelight Protest, Amritsar, India
30th December 2012
Size: 68x42cm
2013


Candlelight Protest, Amritsar, India
30th December 2012 (detail)




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Rana Plaza, Savar, Bangladesh
24th April 2013
Size: 58x43cm
2013


Rana Plaza, Savar, Bangladesh (detail)
24th April 2013


Rana Plaza, Savar, Bangladesh (detail)
24th April 2013




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Anar Gul and Grandson, Pawjurar, Afganistan
11th March 2012
Size: 76x47cm
2012


Anar Gul and Grandson, Pawjurar, Afganistan (detail)
11th March 2012


Anar Gul and Grandson, Pawjurar, Afganistan (detail)
11th March 2012




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Freehand embroidered necklace.
(Nine images taken from various newspapers in March 2011)
Size: 33x28cm
2011


March 2011 neecklace (Detail)
Japanese mother and son undertaking a screening test for signs
of nuclear radiation in Yonezawa, Northern Japan.



March 2011 necklace (Detail)
The child of a Libyan army soldier holds a gun in the air in
support of Gaddafi during a celebration in Green Square, Tripoli.




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A child of a Libyan army soldier holds a gun in the air during a celebration in
Green Square, Tripoli, in support of Gaddafi.
2011
Free hand embroidery on cotton




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