Glass Stress - White Light/White Heat - 55th Venice Biennale curated by James Putnam 2013
solitude a breath away, Glass Stress - White Light/White Heat at the 55th Venice Biennale, May 31st - November 24th, 2013
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Solitude a breath away is an autobiographical work about mother and child represented through the juxtaposition of objects. Throughout McVeigh?s practice both individual and cultural identity is represented and this particular piece references women, their bodies and the relationship between mother and child. The numerous pumps suggest the giving of the body and the inevitable changes to the body that come with bringing new life into the world. The delicacy and transparency of the glass suggests both the fragility of the child and the mother
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