Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Eliette Markhbein

  • Capturing recovery from trauma on canvas

    Eliette MarkhbeinNew York, United States Her biography I came to painting as a result of trauma. A journalist covering arts and culture for European and American magazines for 25 years, I suffered a traumatic brain and spine injury in 2004, the consequence of being struck by a speeding car. I picked up brushes a year…

  • A Journal of Rehabilitation

    Eliette Markhbein New York, New York, USA Poet and artist’s statement: I started to write poetry a year after a traumatic brain injury and damage to my spine, the result of being struck by a speeding car. It stemmed from the necessity to escape pain and mental chaos as well as the physical and emotional…