Christine Borland, “SimBodies and Me, Photo Booth Portraits – Eargirl,” 2010.*

Glasgow Sculpture Studios

Borland’s practice negotiates territories in art, ethics, medical humanities and bio-politics. She gathers her source material as a result of time spent in institutions associated with medicine, observing and participating in their practices. Borland does not merely expose her findings within the gallery but creates deeply poetic works that reinvest clinical observations with a human dimension, introducing aesthetics and ambiguity to an arena dominated by function and objectivity. Her works often raise unsettling questions by making visible a world, which is usually inaccessible to the public.

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