Thirty Daily Greetings – Day 25 – Mother and India


Fatima Killeen
Mother and India 2012
Acrylic, sand, wood, lace, found objects
68cm x 37cm x 17cm

This shrine/drawer is an expression of the love and yearning for home and family. It is the biggest compromise of all and I share this great void with Nasreen. Every time I leave my family back home I can feel my heart is hurting as I see everyone standing in the distance behind.

When Nasreen spoke about missing her mother back in India, I couldn’t resist the temptation to make this work as a tribute to my own mother who passed away years ago in Morocco.

I placed cinnamon sticks underneath the lace; this always reminds me of my mother’s hugs….

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Mother and India - Fatima Killeen - www.fatimakilleen.com

About Fatima Killeen

Fatima Killeen is a Moroccan painter/printmaker from Casablanca now living in Canberra, Australia
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