Fantasy of Ability

 

 

Fantasy of Ability

Hippocrates Promise. Sometime ago I worked as a nurse on an orthopedic unit. It was labor intensive painstaking work and often involved the manipulation of hardware or other devices. A  curious re-enactment of the healing process takes place in the making these sculptural “limbs;”forging steel, casting the iron or bronze are for me metaphorical labors of repair. The artificial space of a gallery becomes the sterile space of a hospital environment, here colliding bodies we hide away, the bodies we will become someday, the bodies that decay, that heal and die are revealed. The following Series is titled Hippocrates Promise

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