Artist in Residence for "Synapsis: A Health Humanities Journal"

I am pleased to share that my first article has been published on Synapsis. The written portion takes a deep dive into the meaning of my latest piece of art: “Healing House II.”

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“The home is an especially salient metaphor for women’s bodies in particular, as it the traditionally connoted site of female labor. Elaine Scarry describes a house as “an enlargement of the body: it keeps warm and safe the individual it houses in the same way the body encloses and protects the individual within” (1985, 38). In times of illness, however, the integrity of the body’s facade is ruptured.”

Read the rest here: https://medicalhealthhumanities.com/2018/11/01/healing-house-ii/