VOSAP: Magnificent multimorbidity

Two self portraits. I am more than a set of diagnoses - I am a human being and a woman

These two female figures are both self portraits, showing my multiple morbidities. My nakedness illustrates how vulnerable I can be. I’m also showing that I am more than a set of diagnoses: I am a human being and a woman. Both of the images are a collage of photographs.In my side-view, I have a bony skull …

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VOSAP: More than my immobility

Spoof of Velazquez' Toilet of Venus - me sticking out my tongue in the mirror showing 'Venus'

On occasion, I’ve been unable to stand up for long enough to brush my teeth. But I’m much more than my immobility.My spoof of Velazquez’ Toilet of Venus (1647-51) shows an immobile woman with a beautiful body. The artist and the audience are not focusing on her arms or legs.She’s got my cheeky face – …

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Safe as Houses 4: How safe?

The two ‘women’  in my installation reflect different parts of myself. The naked woman shows how vulnerable I felt. She’s also a commentary on the government pronouncements on deaths ‘only’ being in the old and those with pre-existing conditions. That’s me, I thought! I’ve got pre-existing conditions – so apparently my death doesn’t really count. …

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Magnificent Multimorbidity

Magnificent Multimorbidity shows two female figures on a mustard yellow ground.These naked figures show my multiple morbidities.  Their nakedness illustrates how vulnerable I can be with my multimorbidity. And also shows that I am more than a set of diagnoses: I am a human being and a woman. Both of the figures are a collage …

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