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Self-inflicted

Laura Olear Chicago, Illinois, United States (Fall 2010) Artist’s statement:This series of mixed media drawings is abstracted from biological imagery. They explore issues of control over one’s own health in the form of “self-inflicted” conditions or diseases. Obesity, anorexia, smoking, tanning, excessive alcohol consumption, and self-mutilation can all result in a variety of potentially life-threatening […]