Duegaw's latest project explores the power of drawing, the creative process, and the epic myth of The Twelve Labours of Hercules
. Five random marks made on a blank plate serve as a jumping-off point resulting in this series of abstracted figures: animal-human hybrids revealing themselves in a provocative tale of ignorance, manipulation and control, intolerance, hubris, greed; but also of justice and acceptance. Part cloud-busting, part Rorschach test, the employment of the childhood game of Five Lines
has yielded fourteen images, each a small edition of lithographs, together representing the ancient mythical trials of the son of Zeus as seen through a contemporary lens.
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