New Generation Gallery

Tessa de Blank

Fine Art (BA Honours), Crawford College of Art and Design

New Generation Gallery 2019

Fourth-wave feminism is ushering in a new way of thinking about female health-care and women’s rights in Ireland. This body of work explores the dark and sordid underbelly of what it means to be a woman in Ireland, where overly invasive, uncomfortable and outdated medical practices persist. Vulnerability, pain and taboo are still part of women’s sexual health in this country today.

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The Spear and The Cross by Tessa de Blank
The Pelvic Exam by Tessa de Blank
The Speculum and The Coil by Tessa de Blank