Instant Positive Film and Thread, 3.25 x 4.25 inches, 2011
In the summer of 2009 I was diagnosed with a melanoma on my upper right thigh. In that moment, my relationship to my skin changed. The moles that covered my body became a sinister reminder of the potential for my body to turn against me. My largest and most visible organ became a site of observation and anxiety. This series is an attempt to impose order onto bodily chaos while creating a bestiary of personal iconography.