Work produced on residency at the Cill Rialaig Project, Ballinskelligs, Ireland, September 2019.
Bog oak and root.
Venus — Graphite & charcoal on paper.
Pan — Graphite & charcoal on paper.
The thyrsus was the wand carried by the followers of Dionysus; the Satyrs and the Maenads. A pole of fennel wrapped in ivy and topped with a pine cone, it was a symbol of fertility, hedonism and pleasure.