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Every print sold comes with a free copy of the accompanying book 'A Common Place', which includes reproductions of all the artworks and poems created for the project
Niamh worked with Ed Prichard on the Common Place project.
Niamh: My first conversation with Ed started with our introductions and sharing stories about our backgrounds, it soon came to light that we were both searching for a sense of home.
For some home is a place, for others it's a feeling, and for me it's a mixture of the two: my own permanent base which will allow me to be who I am and create an environment that reflects me and makes me feel comfortable.
In my early teens I collected images from The Sunday Times Magazine of interior designs, and I thought where better to start this project than with these images which I'd saved of my dream home and the home that I was chasing for all these years, to create a room which doesn't exist in reality. I was quite happy for details to be lost in the etching process as they would be in a memory over time.
Ed: Home should be a place that empowers you and fills you up and sets you free, that's what I'm looking for.
Hiraeth, by Ed Prichard
ravens have stolen
tangled red threads
criss-cross the labyrinth
of past lives and places
I once called home
leading me in diminishing
circles - there is no way back
I must pause here: stand still
let my roots probe beneath
the leafmeal into the
*Hiraeth [Welsh, Celtic origin] Multi-layered word with no direct English translation. Roughly translates as homesickness, overlaid with a deep nostalgia or yearning for a home that you cannot return to, that no longer exists, or perhaps never was.