New Generation Gallery

Tira Burke

BA in Fine Art (Studio+ Year) - Painting, National College of Art and Design

New Generation Gallery

My practice dips into the themes of memory, reflection, storytelling and the self. Working primarily with paint and collage, with some sculpture and installation. Water holds the memory of everyone and everything that it has encountered. As a scuba diver I wanted to incorporate this idea into my work. My practice is deeply personal – exploring my mind and using imagery from my childhood.

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Why Did This Have to Happen to Me?
There's No Way to Say I Miss You in Japanese
We Spent a Lot of Time at the Beach When We Were Little
I Have Been a Diver for 1/3 of my Life
Buddy Line
Suspension in the Void