Jessica Murtagh

Now named X, today we remember the many wars that were waged on Twitter for years immemorial. Mild mannered people daily become fierce adversaries. Their weapon of choice, the smart phone. Their ammunition, a tweet. Fallen heroes, vanquished foes and aching thumbs.

A blown glass commemorative plate for the many hours lost in the pursuit of being right.There are no victors, only the endless battle of opinion.

Created using the Swedish overlay technique, this rondel has been sand carved and engraved with a contemporary theme drawing inspiration from ancient Attic artefacts depicting phalanxes of hoplites.