Self Portrait; Artist's Brain

"... although we know a lot about the brain, we still have not found the mind"

Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo

Lada Dedic Self Portrait; Artist's Brain Stranded cotton on aida cloth, 2017 425 x 345 mm Stitching time: 74 hours 35 minutes

Lada Dedic
Self Portrait; Artist's Brain
Stranded cotton on aida cloth, 2017
425 x 345 mm
Stitching time: 74 hours 35 minutes

Lada Dedic Self Portrait; Artist's Brain Stranded cotton, 23 carat gold on aida cloth, 2017 270 x 260 mm Stitching time: 43 hours 55 minutes

Lada Dedic
Self Portrait; Artist's Brain
Stranded cotton, 23 carat gold on aida cloth, 2017
270 x 260 mm
Stitching time: 43 hours 55 minutes

Lada Dedic Self Portrait; Artist's Brain (detail) Stranded cotton, 23 carat gold on aida cloth, 2017 270 x 260 mm Stitching time: 43 hours 55 minutes

Lada Dedic
Self Portrait; Artist's Brain (detail)
Stranded cotton, 23 carat gold on aida cloth, 2017
270 x 260 mm
Stitching time: 43 hours 55 minutes

Lada Dedic
Self Portrait; Artist's Brain
Stranded cotton on aida cloth, 2016
1250 x 790 mm
Stitching time: 170 hours

Lada Dedic
Self Portrait; Artist's Brain (detail)
Stranded cotton on aida cloth, 2016
1250 x 790mm
Stitching time: 170 hours

Lada Dedic
Self Portrait; Artist's Brain
Stranded cotton on aida cloth, 2015
270 x 260mm
Stitching time: 43 hours

Lada Dedic
Self Portrait; Artist's Brain
Stranded cotton on aida cloth, 2014
650 x 400 mm
Stitching time: 144 hours and 55 minutes

Lada Dedic Self Portrait; Artist's Brain Stranded cotton on cotton evenweave, 2017 250 x 200 mm Stitching time: 35 hours

Lada Dedic
Self Portrait; Artist's Brain
Stranded cotton on cotton evenweave, 2017
250 x 200 mm
Stitching time: 35 hours

Self Portrait; Artist's Brain
Stranded cotton on aida cloth, 2010
270 x 260mm

Lada Dedic
Self Portrait, Artist's Brain (detail)
Stranded cotton on aida cloth, 2010

Self Portrait; Artist’s Brain utilises the intricate, almost surgical process of cross-stitch to translate MRI images of my own brain. The technique takes time, it is meditative, methodical and rhythmic; a ‘slow art’ practice. A study of endurance. An exploration of duality.