HEART,2004. Rubber, stainless steel, metal, thread, plastic, wood and cardboard….

All the elements together made by a woman of  93 years old. A great artist…our heart, this organ symbol of  generosity, love, passion, goodness and also where dark feelings can hide, can torment, can destroy.

Destroy to rebuilt, to transform…..built to live a better life with ourselves and our surroundings made of people, animals, nature.

“Coração” da artista Louise Bourgeois que, em 2004, com 93 anos faz essa leitura do órgão mais famoso do corpo.

A alusão as bobinas de fios é para homenagear a infância passada com tapiçarías Aubusson…é como se o coração da gente fosse algo que permanentemente é reciclado, costurado porque é flechado na paixão, nas emoções fortes ou porque foi ferido.

O coração é de borracha também porque podem caber nele MUITAS PESSOAS de maneiras diferentes…

O coração é uma máquina que tem que ser cuidada.

About frederica cassis

My name is Frederica Dillen CASSIS, born of a Belgium mother and an Egyptian father, on the 3rd of January 1966 in Brussels, Belgium. I´ve travelled a lot, lived in many countries. Brazil is my seventh country and i live in Sao Paulo for 19 years now. Graduated in Clinical Psychology in 1991, I specialized in Junguian Psychology and in Hemophilia since then. LATEST PROJECTS: 1) Launching IN-HEMOACTION flash cards, where I added new topics like Inhibitors and their different treatments, physiotherapy and a some playful activities like video games! 2) HERO (Hemophilia Experiences Results and Opportunities) sponsored by Novo Nordisk since 2009, exploring through qualitative and quantitative analysis the psychosocial issues involving People with hemophilia, their carers and the health professionals in the treatment process. check this project in my blog www.blood4.wordpress.com Now, HERO is in Brazil! soon the results will be available. 2) P-TET (Pediatric Thrombosis Educational Tool) flash cards in evolution stage, for kids on anti-coagulant treatment...inspired on IN-HEMOACTION flashcards success. 3) I am a co-author along with psychologist Irene Fuchs and Edward Kuebler of a booklet called "Communication, love and sexuality for people with hemophilia, carriers and family" 4) an on going process of a systematic review for the Cochrane Collaboration about "psychological interventions for people with hemophilia and their families" On a more personal level i have 3 three great not anymore children :) Danaê 24, Rubi 18 and Iggy 15) and i love to jogg, dance and read. To walk and look for shells on a beach too and I discover that i love deserts...:)

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