LYDIA BENJAMIN came to Nottingham in 1969. After working at Players for a short period, she moved to Raleigh in the 1970s and stayed until Raleigh closed in 2002. Her work was hard and involved lifting bicycles off the conveyor belt and working with toxic chemicals.
“Sometimes I had to mix my own glue as the glue from the manufacturers was too thick. I used turpentine to mix it to a particular texture. It was very polluted.”Lydia Benjamin