During a course she taught in video production to inmates of Portlaoise prison, Kelly observed that many of her students were tattooed with the names and images of their children. She created a suite of work in response, which addressed the theme of Father and Child and how that relationship is expressed in contemporary ritual, where the human body is used as a ‘canvas’ for projecting the father’s needs and yearnings.
|Dimensions||80 x 60 cm|
|Credit Line||IMMA Collection: Donation, 2009|
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