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© Úna Burke 2019

Figurative Art

RE.TREAT

"Where restriction becomes healing"

This conceptual collection of art pieces, depicts a series of eight human gestures associated with the cause, the physical and psychological effect and the healing stages of human trauma. Sculptural forms are created around the shape of the contorted female body while a number of pieces are reminiscent of prosthetics and medical braces. This signifies the potential for healing within the boundaries of something which inhibits the body. Carcass-like in form, each piece is hand crafted from vegetable tanned leather, resulting in a colour indicative of human flesh. They have been produced to be viewed as contemplation artefacts observed in the environment of the gallery.

Photography: Rebecca Parkes, Art Direction: Úna Burke