“Uprooted” by Lisa Benson
My dear friend and fellow writer for Migraine.com, Lisa Benson, was the first one to answer my call to share art that depicts illness and pain.
This beautiful sculpture is call “Uprooted.” Below Lisa describes her thoughts and intentions as she created this piece:
Uprooted” is loosly inspired by Andrew Wyth’s “Christina’s World.” In my relief, the world the figure is experiencing is turned upside-down. That describes my state of mind when first falling into the world of chronic migraine–nothing in my life made sense anymore and I had to re-sort out my values.
To view more of Lisa’s artwork, visit her site at http://www.lisarbenson.com/.
To read Lisa’s articles on Migraine.com, you can find them all here at https://migraine.com/author/lisabenson/.
If you have art, music, poetry or a story that you want to share, please go to the Contact page and share it with me so that I can highlight it in the Creative Corner.
Arte Cluster is a project founded to raise awareness of cluster headache through art. Arte Cluster Project is an independent project founded and managed by Claudio Geraci, a chronic sufferer, and Francisca Mesa, a supporter.
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