Mahalet Andargachew: Roses

Encapsulating, the sickly sweet smell of roses awakens my senses, but my piercing branches trap me inside.

For the Narrative Medicine class, this mask project represents dealing with the struggle of not exposing my true emotions to others, while the rose placed on my forehead represents how I am slowly learning how to bloom and nurture myself in my mind.

October 05, 2020