The Battle of Orgreave

The Battle of Orgreave – Jeremy Deller

During the re-enactment of the 1984 miner strike the original strikers became actors in “historical” play, were they, with about 800 historical re-enactors and 200 former miners who had been part of the original conflict staged the battle that occurred within living memory.

Medium: re-enactment Date: 15 June 2001 – 17 June 2001 Location: Orgreave, Yorkshire (UK) Commissioned for: Artangel