oil on linen
94 x 94cm framed
The messenger war pigeons have featured in my artworks for many years including my Flight from Silence exhibition held at fortyfivedownstairs in 2015. The show featured the thirty-two war pigeons that received the Dickin medal for delivering vital messages during WWII. This new work SOS reflects the resilience of these pigeons during severe circumstances. Calls of SOS were necessary then, are required now, and essential as we cultivate recovery.