Bionic Hand Palsy

I’ve experienced intermittent bouts of hand palsy from muscle spasticity caused by multiple sclerosis. The daily adversities from hand palsy can affect daily basic care in dressing and eating. This political piece explores an empowering approach on the stigmatization associated with health conditions with this wearable kinetic work, forged from steel. During one of Trump’s campaign trail speeches in October of 2017, he mocked the reporter Serge Kovaleski with a health condition surrounding his hand and arm implying his physical health condition affected his intellect. 

 

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