New Generation Gallery

Sadhbh Gaston

BA (Hons) Contemporary Applied Arts, Crawford College of Art and Design

New Generation Gallery 2016

Ingredients of Insecticides by Sadhbh Gaston
Ingredients of Insecticides: Permethrin by Sadhbh Gaston
Brought to you despite... Whitefly by Sadhbh Gaston
Brought to you despite... (Detail) by Sadhbh Gaston
1:550,000,000,000 Land Producing Cotton by Sadhbh Gaston
Installation of 'Ingredients of Insecticides', 'Brought to you Despite...' and '1:550,000,000,000 Land Producing Cotton' by Sadhbh Gaston

In stitching I see the labour of the hand revealed, the labourer is not distanced, nor is their time. It is this care, this focused attention on the labour and the textile, that I want to turn on supply chain for textiles. In a world made small by globalization, how can we understand the impact the objects of our consumer society have or the human and environmental costs which we outsource?

More info about Sadhbh Gaston at https://sadhbhgaston.wix.com/sadhbhgaston

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