Sion Irwin-Childs: A Home In My Heart

Chipping Away, double exposure on 35mm film negative. © Sion Irwin-Childs

A Home In My Heart
Sion Irwin-Childs

The Guild, Charlottetown
February 9 – March 10, 2024
Reception: Friday, February 9, 6pm – 8pm.
Please RSVP to Brian Markham: bmarkham@theguildpei.com

The Guild is pleased to present A Home In My Heart by artist Sion Irwin-Childs

A HOME IN MY HEART

Houses without Humans.
Humans without Houses.
Humans without a Home.
Abandoned Humans.
Abandoned Houses.
Abandoned Homes.
Abandoned Hope.

A house is a physical construct.
The concept of “home” is not.

What constitutes that feeling of being “at home–of belonging somewhere
to something
or someone?

A friend of mine sat me down and said to me;
“your heart is not at peace.
You need to find a home in your heart.
Then it will no longer matter where your physical body is”.

What and where is this path to “home”?
Is the path to “home” also the path to “happiness”?

A Home in My Heart is a multimedia meditation composed of photographic images, video installations and soundscapes that explore the abstract, intangible concepts of home and belonging.

A Home In My Heart, double exposure on 35mm film negative. © Sion Irwin-Childs

Artist Bio:

Sion Irwin-Childs is a critically acclaimed multidisciplinary artist, primarily focused on creating dance-based work alongside photography, illustration, writing and sculpture. Mr. Irwin-Childs has an MA in Dance and an Honours BA in English from York University: Toronto. Using a variety of photographic mediums including, but not limited to, medium format film, 35mm film, and digital capture, Sion explores narratives, documenting physical reactions to emotional states. Absorbing his surroundings, Sion explores the somatic connection between mind, body and spirit; the interzones between the “nowness” of now and the ethereal realms of memory.


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