Boyce, Sonia

Is This Love That I’m Feeling?


Dimensions: 395 x 490mm
Medium: Etching
Format: Unframed
Edition size: 6

Is this love, is this love, is this love, is this love that I’m feeling? – Bob Marley & the Wailers


“For many years now, I have been using words (names, quotes, lyrics) as the starting point for making simple, but meditative drawings, where the drawing activity involves copying and tracing – feeling and following the contours of the previous lines.

Is this love that I’m feeling’ is one of my favourite songs by Bob Marley, who has been a major influence on a generation seeking to find a way out of the legacies of slavery and colonialism. Despite the seductive confidence of the song, the lyrics suggest emotional vulnerability. As ever, I’m attracted to the bittersweet.”

Sonia Boyce

Included in the de luxe artist’s book I Have Found a Song

Is this love that I'm feeling