My work was once again selected to appear in The Body Electric—an annual health and humanities exhibit that is part of the International Conference on Residency Education (ICRE).
Initially launched during the 2014 International Conference, The Body Electric uses art as a way to critically engage with medicine and healthcare. The Body Electric annual digital art exhibit showcases an inspiring selection of visual art, in a range of media, including photography, drawing, painting, sculpture and video.
from The Body Electric website
One of this year’s themes was Art as Coping so I submitted three of my paresthesia symptomatology pieces:
paresthesia (hand 1) – 2016
paresthesia (tongue 2) – 2018
push, pull & tingle (2018) Continue reading
At long last I have completed my embroidery piece, Bleeding Vessel. I started the piece 27 July 2020 and finished stitching it 15 June 2022—almost two years.
Bleeding Vessel (2022). Cotton and nylon thread with glass beads on linen/rayon blend. Stitched area is 42 x 28 centimetres. Continue reading
An article/interview about my syptomatology embroideries was recently posted on ME Action’s website. ME Action is an advocacy group for pwME (people with ME/CFS).
Postcards to Doctors Featured Artist: Lia Pas
I’m pleased to announce that the In Corpore Sano anthology has begun publishing excerpts on Medium, including some of the writing I’ve done for the anthology as well as some of my symptomatology and anatomy embroidery pieces.
My personal essay excerpt,
Meaning Making/Making Meaning :: In Corpore Sano presents Lia Pas outlines the way my creative practice has changed since becoming ill with ME/CFS in 2015 and has a number of my embroidery pieces as illustrations.
Amanda Glassman has written an outline of the online series titled
Hello to IN CORPORE SANO :: Creative Practice & the Challenged* Body :: a web & print:document series .
Written Over :: In Corpore Sano Presents Jill Khoury, a set of poems and prompts, is illustrated by another of my anatomy embroidery pieces.
There will be weekly excerpts published on Medium for the next few months, so please visit the
In Corpore Sano Medium page for more writing and images on the challenged body as they are published.
US addresses can pre-order the print anthology for a discounted price
here, but Canadian addresses will need to wait until the anthology is published in March or April to order a copy.