All my life I have been involved in campaigns for human rights, trade justice, and debt relief. Activism is part of who I am. So it is hardly a surprise that it would make its way into my ceramic work.
This piece I made in response to a request by Ceramics Ireland for members to contribute small works to a fundraiser in aid of the association. The guideline was that the piece should fit in a matchbox.
Initially I struggled with what ‘miniature’ object I could fit into a matchbox. It was when I freed up my thinking from miniature that the inspiration began to flow. Instead I thought of what issue I would like to speak about, that the answer was easy.
I am glad to join my voice to those of the Palestinian people calling for justice.