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The cities of Birmingham and Oxford are quite unlike one another, although both suffer sex gangs who prey on children.

The women in burkhas on the left are in Birmingham, the men below them were in Birmingham but are now in jail. The women on the right are professors in Oxford, the men below them were in Oxford but are now in jail. I don't know whether its good we live in different worlds.

About Vaughan Grylls

Born 10th December 1943 in Newark, Nottinghamshire and attended art schools at Nottingham, Wolverhampton, Goldsmiths' and the Slade. He has taught at several art schools in the UK and the US.

From 1996 to 2005 he was Director of the Kent Institute of Art and Design. In 2005 he resigned to concentrate full-time on his own work after joining the Kent and the Surrey Institutes of Art and Design to make the University for the Creative Arts.

″I still use the same approach to my work: I get an idea, think of the title and then make the work. So not much has changed since 1964″

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