100 Ships (2019-20)
From Press Release for Paper Geographies:
'The contentious news images of the rafts of migrants afloat in the Mediterranean are overlaid a hundred times until their repetition fades into grey oblivion. O’Reilly’s images have their own movement, which make reference to the steady stream
of imagery for 24 hour news culture, as today’s media hysteria becomes tomorrow’s amnesia. These packed rafts are crushed by international geopolitical disputes that fail to acknowledge the historical causes of human migration'