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HWY9 CrashBarrier Girleen by Mary-Ellen Belleville

$125.00

Medium: Vehicle side mirror, tyre tread, beads, postcard, shadecloth, lace

Dimensions: 30 x 38 x 11cm

ARTWORK STATEMENT
Road accidents splinter lives. I found the shattered side mirror on my walk to work one morning. The fragmented mirror calls to mind the way lives are changed in a nano-second. One flash – loss of driver concentration – splinters one person’s future, and impacts the broader circle of family and friends, who all suffer the consequences of changed circumstances. This can last for years on end. “Girleen’ is a word of Irish origin, meaning a sassy young woman – between late childhood and early teen years.

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