OWAIN GLYNDWR EXHIBITION

OWAIN

GLYN

DWR

a commission on behalf of the 2022 owain glyndwr redesign of its exhibition in the original parliament town of machynlleth in mid wales. 

i was tasked to represent the life of owain glyndwr, a welsh independence revolutionist,  in two illustrations and accompanying looping animations, to be suitable for both welsh and english langauges, as well as being legible for younger viewers...

owain1.png

the myth 

 

'this chapter outlines the myth of glyndwr, the great hero who embodies a very traditional historical identity and is a placeholder for a sovriegn wales'
owain glyndwr exhibition text

 

owwain 2.png

devolution

 

'the story of the senedd in cardiff, the 'younger sister' of the machynlleth  senedd. whereas the elder sister was a parliament for the nobility, the younger is a parliament for all people. the radical nature of devolution in wales and the power of democracy to affect peoples lives'
owain gylndwr exhibition text