Hospital Tag artworks

Having a large (and ever growing) collection of hospital tags, the artist has been using them as a motif in her work since 2017. The symbol has, as such, become a signature.

Untitled (tin of tags)
Contained in this very tin is the collection of the artist's own hospital tag collection.

1997- present

Carboard and metal tin, Hospital tags (currently 22 tags)

Dimensions variable
Party Paper Chains (detail)
Close up of a chain of handmade hospital tags.

2017

Acrylic and permanent marker on paper

Dimensions variable
Twelve Tags Twelve Stories
From her collection of 12 original hospital tags, the artist created these 12 negative prints.

2017

Ink on paper

Approx. 21.0 x 29.7 cm
Army of Tags
'Army of Tags' consists of 12 A1 sheets of hand printed hospital tag replicas in 12 different colours.

2017

Acrylic print on paper.

Each sheet approx.84.1 x 59.4 cm
The Red Surgeon
2018

Block print on silk

Approx. 24.5 x 16.3 cm
Pain Scale Six
2018

Block print on cotton

Approx. 22 x 30 cm
Kintsugi Tag
2018

Watercolour print on paper with golden adhesive

21 x 29.7 cm
20 Years of Shit in My Life
20 metre roll of tracing paper, with hospital tag prints and a monologue of 20 things (one for each year) of the artist's life painted onto the surface.

2018

Ink on tracing paper

Approx. 30 x 2000 cm
Paper Party Chains
Hung in colour themes, these are the artist's handmade replicas of her collection of hospital tags.

2017

Acrylic and permanent marker on paper

Dimensions variable
Paper Party Chains (detail)
Close up of a chain of handmade hospital tags.

2017

Acrylic and permanent marker on paper

Dimensions variable
Approx 90 Lives Lost
Copper coloured handmade hospital tags. Although similar, each tag is individual like every life lost due to ill mental health. Mental health patients do not get hospital tags on admission to psychiatric units. This is a homage from the artist to them.

2017

Acrylic on recycled projector screen

Dimensions variable
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