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Bon Iver, 22 A Million - Art Work response

Bon Iver have been a favourite of mine for a long time. Music that I am able to relate to on another level is something I will always be grateful for. When someone (Justin Vernon) puts so much of themselves into what they do, it gives me courage and determination to push on with what I do. Even in times of great doubt, beautiful and emotional pieces can still be created. It is about pushing on through the hard times. This album made me cry, through it's manipulation and juxtaposition of rawness, something very special has been created. I wanted to make something to emulate the tone of the album. This led to me making a series of 10 pieces of work to represent the album. Through traditional processes like drawing and printmaking and digital editing I hope to have captured the essence of the album.

All the work has been created using printmaking and collage techniques to emulate the sense of layering and chaos within the album. I'm going to be listening to this on repeat all week I know it. It is a very special album, thank you Justin Vernon. Please continue to make amazing music.


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