My work deals with the human body; there are strong affinities to medicine and anthropology. In the early stages of my primary practice, my work focused mostly on anatomy and physiology. My drawings and paintings had more obvious elements of medical illustration. As I developed a direction, the ideas turned toward an investigation of how we characterize bodies. I like to look at the body as something other than a container or a machine. I’ve been looking at variability, kinship, empathy, desire, and lived experience in general—embodied experiences that are impossible to quantify and measure. My work is an endeavor to reconcile discrete ideas like physiology and genetic information with less discrete things: interspecific relationships, the fluidity of the body, the inability to truly convey one’s own subjective knowledge.
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