DYING TO LIVE - EXHIBITION BY SABRINA FALLON
WHEN Saturday, Sept 17th | 2.00PM to 5.00PM and Sunday, Sept 18th | 12.00PM to 2.00PM
WHERE Portumna Community School
This is a project that challenges alcoholism in Ireland today using cloth to evoke awareness and empathy.
Two Thousand Stitches was created using crutches and strips of hospital sheets to represent the 2000 A&E hospital beds used each night in Ireland to treat patients with alcohol related issues.
the foetal form of Lost represents the vulnerability of the alcoholic and pain. The written testimonies on hospital sheets are words from the heart of the alcoholic.
Patsy’s Dress gives material expression to the problem of maternal alcoholism and the tragedy of potential foetal alcohol syndrome.
11 comprises eleven small dresses constructed from hospital sheets and gowns representing the one in eleven children who are effected by the disease of alcoholism in Ireland today.
Sabrina Fallon, originally from Portumna is a graduate in textile art from GMIT. She is also a talented musician and singer.
Al Hayes Motors