The work rendered on the cover of JMEWS 11:3 is part of an ongoing series in which I want to link the concept of physical borders and divisions created geographically with corporeal divisions in the form of anatomical dissections. While doing research on anatomy, I came across a field called cross-sectional anatomical dissection. The visual inspiration was taken from Wilhelm Braune, who performed horizontal dissections on frozen cadavers and in 1877 published The Atlas of Topographical Anatomy. I found the cross sections in this book intriguing, as they created an uncommon perspective of the human body. I decided to create a work based on cross sections of my own body, which involved a rather performative act of 3-D scanning and processing of my upright body with an accuracy and detail of 0.3 mm. The three-dimensional rendering of...
Other|November 01 2015
Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 349.
Art Concept. Journal of Middle East Women's Studies 1 November 2015; 11 (3): 349. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/15525864-3142526
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