Work in progress
‘Incidental Icons’ . The title and images, inspired by media images from natural disasters, violations of human rights, home and away, prompt so many questions. What makes an image iconic, or incidentally so? Who decides ? The media? The artist ? The viewer ?
The titles of these pieces also trigger questions. We are left to ponder what other layers of identity they each possess. What other aspects of their lives and being are not captured in this single frozen-in-time iconic portrayal? What do we wish for them ?Patrick Twomey -International Human Rights Lawyer