Fortaleza, fortitude, fortress | 2011

In the writings and drawings that make up this work I have attempted to transcribe the surprise brought about by my mother’s remark regarding her own aging process and her sense that she ‘no longer felt [herself] to be the fortress she had always believed she was’.

  • old sheets of paper, white China ink, sewing pin 
  • 297 x 420 cm
  • EXHIBITIONS: ‘Migalhas da infância,’ Marsden Woo Gallery, London, England 

Photo: Philip Sayer