the good mother

the good mother

The average modern domesticated Irish mother finds herself having to resort to evermore extreme measures to feed her increasingly demanding offspring.” Fiona O’Dwyer

the good mother 2008

photography – frozen carrots – text – plastic gun – dress – sink.

Made in collaboration with Paddy and Jimin Dooley and based on real events.

This work was originally shown as part of IS MISE IRELAND/Seeing Hibernia/Exhibition of Irish Poster Art  in 411 Galleries China in 2008 – Curated by James Ryan.
It also formed part of the Spoilt Broth project by Vinnie Wall and GUAC.

Also available as limited edition Photographic Print

Showing as part of has been +is going at the Courthouse Gallery/Ennistymon untill Jan 06 11