The Holy Act of Cleansing
I made this piece in 2008 before I was diagnosed with liver cancer. In retrospect, this piece adds an even deeper appreciation of the body’s ability to rid itself of urine waste. I wonder if my body knew in 2008 that my liver was sick. At this time I had a blood test that showed a slight elevation. My doctor reassured me that the discrepancy was caused by medication I was taking. He was wrong, very wrong. On the side of this piece, Gothic windows suggest the spirituality of a church, and below them are public toilets, like the ones found in Rome.