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This triptych "altarpiece" stems from my concern that the Holy Trinity contains only men #nunstoo movement, which spawned my research into the role of women, past and present, deity and human, within the context of Roman Catholicism - the religion in which I was raised, but no longer participate.
Here, I've assumed positions akin to those of the Virgin Mary found in Medieval and Renaissance art. The difference is that I am a woman alone, without a male baby obscuring me. Without the savior. Rather, I as a woman, am enough to fill a gilded mandorla and give voice and importance to Mary and all women, as not only a mother, but as a human.
Assuming the Virgin
Photo lithograph and Screenprint
Triptych, 100cm x 70cm each
Edition of 6 (each)
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