© 2019 by Roisin McGannon

True Grain Silk Screen 

Aluminium Sheet

100cm x 50cm  

Deep Heavy;

Investigating the idea of vulnerability. The positive and negative areas both important to the work. The marks describe the conversations that happen with the self, the battle to allow yourself to be vulnerable or to build up an exterior of strength. The uncertainty of allowing yourself to be vulnerable, and also the moments when one is forced into a vulnerable position. The materiality was integral to the piece. The nature of the printing process, using true grain spirits and ink, I had did not have full control over what marks would be produced, thus becoming somewhat vulnerable to the print. The materiality of the aluminum echoing

the weight these internal thoughts can have on someone