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2014
4 x flower pressing diptychs on Hahnemuhle Bamboo paper
47 x 66cm
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Irish wild flowers were collected from the mountain where the last Irish wolf was killed in 1786. The flowers were then pressed. Unlike with traditional flower pressing methods, the flower itself was discarded. All that remains are ephemeral traces on the two sheets of paper that were used to press the flowers.