Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Tuam Spirit Babies - Recognition

Tuam Spirit Babies - A National Art Project - recognising past wrongs is the title of our evolving collection but what are we actually recognising? #Tuamspiritbabies 

There are many aspects to the word recognition as you will see below (Wiki) I think it's a worth while exercise not to spoon feed the answers but to see what arises from your own consciousness. More on this tomorrow.
recognition
rɛkəɡˈnɪʃ(ə)n/
noun
noun: recognition; plural noun: recognitions
  1. the action or process of recognizing or being recognized, in particular:
    synonyms:identificationrecollectionrecallremembrance
    "he stared at her, but there was no sign of recognition on his face"
    • identification of a thing or person from previous encounters or knowledge.
      "she saw him pass by without a sign of recognition"
      synonyms:identificationrecollectionrecallremembrance
      "he stared at her, but there was no sign of recognition on his face"
    • acknowledgement of the existence, validity, or legality of something.
      "the unions must receive proper recognition"
      synonyms:acknowledgementacceptanceadmission, conceding, concession, granting; More

    • appreciation or acclaim for an achievement, service, or ability.
      "his work was slow to gain recognition"
      synonyms:



      appreciationgratitudethanks, congratulations, a pat on the back, hat tipcreditcommendationacclaimacclamationMore
    • formal acknowledgement by a country that another political entity fulfils the conditions of statehood and is eligible to be dealt with as a member of the international community.
      noun: diplomatic recognition; plural noun: diplomatic recognitions
      late 15th century (denoting the acknowledgement of a service): from Latin recognitio(n- ), from the verb recognoscere ‘know again, recall to mind’ (see recognise).







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      late 15th century (denoting the acknowledgement of a service): from Latin recognitio(n- ), from the verb recognoscere ‘know again, recall to mind’ (see recognize).late 15th century (denoting the acknowledgement of a service): from Latin recognitio(n- ), from the verb recognoscere ‘know again, recall to mind’ (see 

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