Accidental Still Lifes


Throughout this project I’ve been making animations – using the photographs that patients send me to make drawings and then making those drawings into animations. But I’ve also been making stand alone drawings, little chapters of life in a single room on Foulis. They often remind me of still life painting – this is one from a picture Lauren sent me – the stacks of extra food are a theme that pops up again and again in patients’ photos. Here I’ve drawn Lauren’s stack of extra food in biro – but it could almost be like a 17th Century collection of precious foods you see in old paintings. The oranges are still there but instead of lobster there’s Pringles…

 

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