Michelle Boyle: Artist

The Ordinary Woman

Inspired by a poem of the same name by the Mary Dorcey, this work is about the unseen lives of  women – those we know and those we pass on the street. The new work incorporates video/ drawing/ embroidery/ works on paper and self portraiture.

(ref: The Ordinary Woman ‘ by Mary Dorcey from her collection: ‘To Air the Soul, Throw all the Windows Wide’ (Salmon Poetry 2016)).

Video: The Ordinary Woman – Reconstructed Archival Sewing Pattern

To Air the Soul, Throw all the Windows Wide  – Mary Dorcey