Artwork > Adaptive Immunity

Cicatrices (65,520…), detail
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Macraméd cotton yarn dyed with foraged cottonwood catkins.

Each knot represents one insulin injection or finger prick to test my blood sugar levels. 65,520 is the total number of injections and finger pricks I have self-administered over 17 years, since I was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes.