Summons Series

‘Summons’ explore a brain tumour operation I underwent in 2016. The series of prints hope to translate a personal insight to my experience, which was prejudiced by the possible risks of memory loss and motor impairment. My mothers’ legacy of imparting the recuperative powers of craft has created a powerful belief in the use of stitch as a metaphor for growth and renewal. I also entrusted to the Goddesses’ of healing, inspired by the medical code of ethics.

‘‘ I swear by Apollo the Healer, by Asclepius, by Hygieia, by Panacea, and by all the Gods and Goddesses, making them my witnesses, that I will carry out, according to my ability and judgment, this oath and this indenture.” 

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Summoning Menerva

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Summoning Laso

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Summoning Aceso

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Summoning Epione

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Summoning Asclepius

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Summoning Minerva

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Summoning Panacea

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Summoning Salus

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Summoning Athena

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Summoning Hygiea