Bringing art to breast cancer care: 3D nipple tattooing

Few people realize how long and complex breast cancer treatment is. The Komen Foundation and Avon rarely highlight post-surgery debacles in their fundraising literature, and the visceral reality of scars is seldom discussed unless being celebrated. As the model Matuschka showed in her 1993 photograph and more recently anthropologist Lochlain Jain in her bio-ethnography Malignant, … Continue reading Bringing art to breast cancer care: 3D nipple tattooing

I Still Got Joy – Strength and Resilience After Breast Cancer

Michelle Chatman writes for Anthropology News this month in a piece called I Still Got Joy. This article and video encompassĀ AN’s theme this month of Health, Happiness and Well Being by highlighting strength and resilience of black women who face breast cancer. Click here to read the entire piece and view the video. Below is … Continue reading I Still Got Joy – Strength and Resilience After Breast Cancer