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Muirin | Of the Sea

Muirin, meaning “of the sea” in Scottish Gaelic, is a collection of pieces related to selkie mythology, shapeshifting, gender and identity. Using materials including discarded navy ship rope and willow harvested from vancouver’s abandoned lots, I constructed an installation reflecting on the arbitrary nature of gendering objects and actions, and the relationship of my body to the sea.

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