Coronavirus has our head wrecked, so here are some jolly tales
What often strikes me in the face of illness, is how the kindness of strangers prevails
Brigid O’Dea: ‘Why do we live through the moments of pain if not for the moments of love and shared joy?’ Photograph: Alan Betson
Greta Gerwig’s Little Women opens with the line: “I (have) had lots of troubles; so I write jolly tales.”
Art is often used as a medium to explore the darker aspects of life. It is a safe space in which to probe our existential fears, or for some their inky realities. I believe in the function of art in challenging the status quo; disrupting and provoking thought.