Age 18 • Carlow

A Sign of the Times

This is a portrait of me wearing a mask (I've dyed my hair since). I decided to represent myself during these unordinary times. The background was an accident, where streaks of an old painting came through as I covered it up. Now I see that it represents my lonliness because I can't be with my friends. The flowers are there to remind us that although we're stuck in isolation, nature is healing and thriving as everywhere has closed for quarantine. When this ends, we'll all be stronger for it.

'A Sign of the Times' by Eva (18) from Carlow

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