Post-surgery selfies for Dangerous Women

Having seen lots of post-surgery selfies online, particuarly in the Crohns disease community I thought I would spend some time thinking about them.

The essay was selected from the Dangerous Women Project run by Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the University of Edinburgh.

You can read it here http://dangerouswomenproject.org/2016/07/21/exposing-trauma/

I produced a series of paintings from images of post-surgery selfies http://www.lizzyrose.co.uk/index.php?/paper/exposing-trauma

selfie painting

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