New Generation Gallery

Sophie Daly

Fine Art Print, National College of Art and Design

New Generation Gallery 2018

My work interrogates constructs of Irish identity. The work I have produced this year is made in the wake of the Repeal the 8th Amendment campaign and referendum. I appropriated images from medieval Irish manuscripts, as I had learned that abortion was penitential under Catholicism in medieval Ireland and there are four recorded case of abortions performed by Irish saints.

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Maiden Voyage by Sophie Daly