Attempts in Self Healing
Attempts in Self Healing has been created from my own health issues of chronic pain and non-essential tremors. In this live art performance, I reference ritualistic ways of healing by marking myself with a natural ink I have made from turmeric, marigold, rose, lemon grass, sunlight and spring water, all chosen for their healing properties. In a meditative state, I use the ink to make automatic sigil-like marks on my legs, arms, face and head. I then bind my head/face with string dipped in the ink and lay down in an attempt to heal myself. The piece ends with me sitting up, unravelling the string and walking away
First performed in collaborative piece with David Block for ThreadED exhibition, May 2023.