Brain of a Hen
drawing on plexiglas, wood, aluminum, iron filings & magne
24" x 38" x 20"
Redrawn from a diagram of a hen’s neurons by Santiago Ramon y Cajal, circa 1880. Patients waiting to see the doctor are invited to move representations of the chicken’s neurotransmitters by using a magnetic wand, effecting a “cure.” Accompanied by a butterfly chair upholstered in rubber sheeting.