Tag Archives: traumatic brain injury

Amnesia remembered

Karen Langer New York, NY, USA   Amnesia, the medical record noted. He developed amnesia after a mechanical fall on black ice, resulting in a mild traumatic brain injury and a hip fracture. After surgery to repair the hip, there was onset of metabolic encephalopathy, and between the encephalopathy and the brain injury he developed […]

Capturing recovery from trauma on canvas

Eliette Markhbein New 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 […]

WHACK’ed … and then everything was different: portraits of traumatic brain injury survivors

Eliette Markhbein New York, USA   My show, WHACK’ed  . . .  and then everything was different, honors traumatic brain injury (TBI) survivors who changed perceptions of TBI and disability and became role models for millions. The series of large scale portraits personify the various causes of TBI as well as the diversity of people […]