But You Don’t Look Sick

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2018, Copper, Electrical Wire, Acrylic Paint, 29″x10″x62″

Invisible illnesses are the most stigmatized as they are not seen, but only experienced. 1 out of 2 people have a health condition and 80% of these people experience an invisible health condition. This work explores the inside of the human body and how an affliction can impact the entire body. The brain is depicted as broken electrical wiring and the nerves with copper reflecting Solimanto’s illness multiple sclerosis causing lesions on the central nervous sytem.

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