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The Wrong Insides

The Wrong Insides

This piece is in response to a live brief given to us from Derby Hospital with the theme of Hidden Histories. We were asked to go to the hospital's exhibition of old objects and to create work inspired by them. I took inspiration from some of the old equipment and began to think about strange things people used to believe about the human body. Looking mostly at Greek beliefs (as they were the most absurd), I created an image that is light-hearted as well as informative. I also kept the image bright and cartoon-like as it was possibly going to be displayed in the hospital's waiting area.

Hidden Histories - The Wrong Insides illustration