‘the Tick Tock man’, Stone Lithograph, 56x76cm.
This is the first in a series of work which examines notions of masculinity, difficulty, emotion and depression. Unfolding a narrative of trouble and isolation the audience is presented with a series of events to decipher only at the end are fragments of explanation provided in the form of verse.
𝔗𝔥𝔢𝔶 𝔱𝔞𝔩𝔨 𝔞𝔫𝔡 𝔱𝔞𝔩𝔨 𝔟𝔲𝔱 𝔫𝔢𝔳𝔢𝔯 𝔥𝔢𝔞𝔯
𝔶𝔬𝔲𝔯 𝔴𝔬𝔯𝔡𝔰 𝔱𝔥𝔢𝔶 𝔣𝔞𝔩𝔩𝔬𝔫 𝔟𝔯𝔬𝔨𝔢𝔫 𝔢𝔞𝔯𝔰
ℭ𝔬𝔩𝔡 𝔞𝔫𝔡 𝔬𝔫𝔩𝔶; 𝔩𝔬𝔰𝔱 𝔞𝔫𝔡 𝔩𝔬𝔫𝔢𝔩𝔶
𝔦𝔫 𝔞 𝔴𝔬𝔯𝔩𝔡 𝔬𝔣 𝔥𝔞𝔱𝔢 𝔞𝔫𝔡 𝔣𝔢𝔞𝔯 𝔴𝔥𝔢𝔯𝔢 𝔞𝔩𝔩 𝔶𝔬𝔲 𝔥𝔢𝔞𝔯 𝔦𝔰 𝔫𝔢𝔳𝔢𝔯
𝔞𝔫𝔡 𝔢𝔫𝔡 𝔦𝔰 𝔞𝔩𝔴𝔞𝔶𝔰 𝔫𝔢𝔞𝔯
Presented as an Irish representative in
The European Artist Book Biennale, Russian State Art Library, Federal State Institution of Culture. Moscow.
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