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Linda Galbraith

I use fine or delicate materials and imagery to illustrate a concept of nostalgia – for relationships and for the environment. Nostalgia is nourished by memories and yet if we let nostalgia consume us we forget to engage with the thrill of anticipation – that inevitably the life we now know will change and it requires only imagination to see the possibility that change can be liberating.

“Was there a murmur in the walls?”
Detail from a series of 20 tiles. Polymer plate, collagraph and leaves. Wooden tiles, encaustic and glue – 2014

“Protected III”
Polymer plate and linocut – 2012

“…but new life was born… ”
Detail of installation. Collagraph, polymer plate and lino cut. Paper, encaustic and glue – 2015

“…the past was scattered…”
Detail of installation. Collagraph, polymer plate and lino cut. Paper, encaustic, string and perspex – 2015