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2017 Massel Podocytes


Patricia Massel

About the artist:

Patricia Massel is a second-year medical student at the University of British Columbia in Canada. "I try to find time amid my studies to keep creating artwork."

About the artwork:

"This piece was inspired by electron microscopy images of the cells within the kidney. The patterns of tiny marks in this linoleum-cut print portray a sophisticated and somewhat alien world within our own living bodies. I hope that by showing the amazing complexity of living beings, my work will provoke in viewers a sense of curiosity and wonder."

Visuals editor:

Sara Kohrt