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In 2016 I was invited to contribute art for the opening of a new nursing building at a university. With this series of work I tried to move beyond the archetypal image of the nurse as a young white woman in scrubs comforting a patient in an inpatient setting. I wanted to show a more dynamic nursing practice that recognizes that nurses are the largest group of healthcare workers worldwide. I also hoped to show work that recognized the centrality of the modern Nightingale model of nursing, but also acknowledged the central role of indigenous healers, nurses, and midwives from the dawn of history to the present day. This packet is composed of postcard sized, digital reproductions of those paintings.
More information about the process of constructing these images can be found here.
The ongoing blog series where I ask Justseeds members for five things that have been inspiring them lately. This one from Bec Young of Pittsburgh:
Many artists, including many of us at Justseeds, are facing acute economic consequences as a result of the COVID19 pandemic:
cancelled art fairs, lost opportunities, dwindling sales. If you were thinking about supporting your friendly neighborhood radical artists’ cooperative by picking up a print, poster or book from our shop, now would be a great time, and much appreciated!
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