The almost identical Greenheads, each with bulging white eyes, a thin brown body, and an oversize, round, dark-green head, make mechanical gestures: They wave their thin arms, run in a row, or offer objects to one another.
In another work, four Greenheads in white uniforms and tall, conical white hats stand in a row.
The small, delicately painted Greenheads are not easily identifiable as white or black, male or female, even oppressor or victim, yet the scenarios point to a particular American history of oppression and its residue, which the viewer must draw on to complete the narrative circuit.
He's hoping to tap into this almost inexhaustible source of memories as a collaborative oral history project, which is aiming to record memory of Greenhead Park across all age ranges, cultures, and communities sharing Huddersfield.
So far the project is off to a great start through my work with the Friends of Greenhead Park, and I am now trying to branch out to involve other community groups and gather some more attention for the project," said Christopher.
uk and also a telephone memory bank on 01484 478412, where people can call 24 hours a day to leave their details, and even leave up to 20 minutes of their memories of Greenhead Park.