The use of the spoon here is rising in power back in the hands of the " gente" . Protesters often march with pots and pans and spoons to amplify their voices.
This series uses the spoon as a tour de force, inspired by my learning of the need of patients to supply their own spoon and cup. It seemed absurd. and my frustrations with bureaucrats and health care resulted in this series.
THE BROKEN HEALTHCARE SYSTEM OF CHILE
Symbolism allowed my images to illustrate the moment in time of this traumatizing event. A story I felt needed telling. My voice speaks of exclusion, fear,
and a field of cultural obstacles.
The visitors of the other patients appear stoic in their quest to comfort their loved ones.
Collage of mixed media
Bits and pieces of information nothing useful was all we were getting. Actually pieces of a report. The impact of not knowing ones prognosis in this case was torturous. When the results came in it was too late.
She died a month latter.
Collage and mixed media
Yes, even beyond the grave this poor Chilean is supporting bad bureaucratic administration.
Now resides in Scituate, Massachusetts. She graduated from The University of Massachusetts Boston majoring in Art History and later completed her studies at The Academy of Art University. While living in Denver Colorado she was a member of the Chicano Humanities and Art Council.
My favorite 3 artists are: Jackson Pollock, Rosa Bonheur and when I need to chill and time travel, I visit the MFA in Boston and view Monet.