C A R E
The body of work which comprises the Care project utilizes diverse media to document the unseen process of caring for someone with Alzheimer’s—in this case, the artist’s mother-in-law, Dorothy. Through charcoal, fresco, installation, sculpture, and painting, Maryna Bilak delves into the different roles that the act of caretaking requires from each person involved, including the patient herself.
Caring Hands, 2014-2019Plaster mounted on wooden frame, size varies. Caregivers' hand casting
Mattatuck Museum Collection