Rebecca Ivatts

Mind of Its Own

Rebecca Ivatts - Mind of Its Own

Mind of Its Own

Acrylic paint, drawing, collage, wool

84.1 x 59.4cm

Alien hand syndrome is a neurological condition whereby one hand is no longer under the control of the mind. The most famous example is Stanley Kubrick’s Dr Strangelove - hence the area of the brain where an injury has been sustained being filled by an H-bomb cloud.

I produced this work with Donald Trump and the North Korean nuclear threat in the back of my mind…