Seanfhocail - Keelin Coyle

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Edition: 100

Paper Stock: Permajet Portrait Rag 285gsm 

Size: 42 x 59.4cm (A2)

These unique artworks aim to present and promote the Irish language through using proverbs to look at our contemporary times, a reflection on the past year, a look to the future and to celebrate the resilience and community spirit of the Irish people at the time of our national holiday celebrations.

Irish Proverb: Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireann na daoine
One of the great Irish language proverbs whose literal meaning is ‘it is in each others’ shadow that people live’ but on reflection invokes a sense of community.

Commissioned by St. Patrick's Festival in partnership with Hen's Teeth.

Supported by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media under the 20 Year Strategy for the Irish Language 2010 – 2030.

About the artist
Keelin Coyle is an Irish independent creative who designs, art directs and writes.

She works with Irish and international teams to develop identities, campaigns and digital products, for clients from a range of industries. In recent years; she also speaks, judges and collaborates as part of the design community— at Offset Design Festival, ICAD Awards, Limerick School of Art and Design, or with 100 Archive.

Currently living in Dublin, her conceptual, yet functional, visual work is created via her own practice.