Date(s) - 24/10/2019 - 20/12/2019
‘In Ribbons’ is an exhibition of paintings and mixed media by Co Waterford artist Anna Moore. The work is inspired by her long journey of recovery from a serious illness.
During her illness, her creative practise kept her hopeful and focused, and helped her make sense of her new reality. Early on, to steady herself and to help cope with hand tremors, she started to cut the ribbon loops off the inside of clothing. Then she cut slits in paper and painstakingly threaded them like a weaving.
Small sketches and collages followed, some of which included beach combed material.
Later, these preliminary pieces were developed and incorporated into the final works and became a metaphor for how she gathered herself when her life was ‘in ribbons.’