1000 Handshakes

Join us in Bond Court from the 7th-11th of August for a celebration of Sarah Caputo and Brenda Unwin's 1000 Handshakes created as part of Compass Festival 2018. 

Open 12-6pm everyday, except Thursday 10-4pm.

During last year's festival strangers were invited to place a small piece of clay between their hands to create a unique impression of a moment of communication. The handshake is a universal symbol of greeting, parting, agreement and acknowledgement. It’s a physical connection all the more significant in our contactless, virtual reality, hands-free world. 

We are displaying the fired handshakes for participants to find those very impressions. 

Our launch event is taking place on Thursday 8th August at 5:30pm; join us for a soft drink and celebration!