MAC International 2014 is the MAC’s first ever open arts prize, which offers artists worldwide the opportunity to exhibit in the MAC.
The work is based around Simone Martini’s painting Annunciation (1333). It brings together Monachos (Sally Underwood) a porcelain sculpture (whose title is derived from Latin terms for monk or a monastic life) and wall drawings and panels from Roxy Walsh. The paintings are made with watercolour and loose pigment, and build gradually from small brushstrokes directly onto the gallery walls. Monachos sits on a highly pigmented silicon mat laid up a low steel plinth.