NEW NAME FOR MY OLD VIRUS BLOG

THESE IMAGES OF VIRUS AND BACTERIA INSPIRED CERAMICS ARE A QUICK PREVIEW FROM MY NEW PROJECT & BLOG CALLED

MEMORIALISING DISEASE.WORDPRESS

IT CELEBRATES THE WELL KNOWN, AND NOT SO WELL KNOWN, PIONEERS IN THE FIGHT AGAINST INFECTION.

I HAVE MADE CERAMIC SCULPTURES CELEBRATING THOSE WHO FOUGHT AGAINST:  

HIV; CHOLERA; TB; SMALLPOX; INFLUENZA & BLACK DEATH. 

THESE WORKS ARE BEING PHOTOGRAPHED IN IMPORTANT PLACES FOR EACH OF THE INFECTIONS. TAKE A LOOK AT THE BLOG TO SEE HOW MY PROJECT PROGRESSES.

HIV FLOWERS PROTRUDE FROM AN OLD PEE POT.

CHOLERA IN AN OLD MEDICAL BOX. THE CYNOTYPE PRINTED AND QUILTED LID SHOWS A PICTURE OF A WOMEN WITH A STRANGE BREATHING DEVICE. DID THIS HELP HER COMBAT CHOLERA – WHO KNOWS?

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WAS IT THE RAT OR THE FLEA THAT BROUGHT THE BLACK DEATH?  THE RAT WITH THE SMOKING GUN IN THIS BOX OF BLACK DEATH ASKS THE QUESTION.

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TUBERCULOSIS BLOOMS SPROUTING OUT FROM OLD SCHOOL MILK BOTTLES. REMEMBER WHEN WE USED TO DRINK SCHOOL MILK TO ENSURE THAT WE GOT OUR DAILY VITAMIN D ABSOLUTELY ESSENTIAL IN THE FIGHT AGAINST T.B.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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