LUMINAL SELF: ENDOSCOPY AND A NEW BODY IMAGE
Pastel study of endoscopy. 2019.
Luminal Self unites the disciplines of visual art and gastroenterology. Using qualitative, arts-based research methodologies, the project will mount an educational treatise on afflictions of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, their visualization by medical and artistic means, and their impact upon patients’ lives and conceptions of self and body.
Co-PIs: Ghislaine Fremaux (artist and Asst. Professor of Art, TTU), Dr. Marc Zuckerman (gastroenterologist and Professor of Medicine, TTUHSC El Paso), Nancy Casner (Certified Clinical Research Coordinator, TTUHSC El Paso).