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Carpathia by Mary-Ellen Belleville

$130.00

Medium: Seashells, ecodyed paper, thread.
Dimensions: 22.35cm x 12.15cm x 12.15cm

Made in 2021

ARTWORK STATEMENT:
Carpathia was one of the famous Cunard line ships which sank after being torpedoed by a German submarine in 1918. This tragedy occurred off the southern Irish coast. It was struck three times – hence the three seashells to represent the gaping holes that would have torn the vessel apart. Fragile shells:tough metal:fragile human lives:tough reality of futile wars that sadly continue to this day.

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