Northernisms: Were You Born In A Barn
‘Northernisms’ is a series of prints that celebrates the quirks of Northern language. Consisting of phrases that may not mean anything in most of the country, but carry particular weight or meaning in the North Of England. “Were you born in a barn” is a phrase generally used by the patriarchal figure to convey annoyance that someone younger, who doesn’t pay the bills, has left the door wide open, letting all the heat escape! I don’t know if this is strictly Northern, but this was a regular one in my house… A4 prints with 8 colour ultra-chrome ink process on 188gsm radiant white watercolour paper. A first run of 5 prints, hand numbered with a print-run tag of ‘BARN1’
All A4 prints are shipped with a backing board and in a compostable film sleeve, and all postal packaging is recycled/recyclable. In an effort to further sustainability, I try to reuse as much of my production materials as possible; this may mean that backing boards etc may be cut from old cardboard packaging.