Asystole

Asystole, 2020

Encaustic wax collage 20cm x 20cm board.

An asystole happens when the heart’s electrical power stops.
Muscle and blood cease and coagulate.
Leaning on the traditions of medical representation, wax becomes body.

References
Ginn, Sheryl R., and Lorenzo Lorusso. “Brain, Mind, and Body: Interactions with Art in Renaissance Italy.” Journal of the History of the Neurosciences 17, no. 3 (July 16, 2008): 295–313. doi:10.1080/09647040701575900.

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