Artwork > Collage as Qualitative Research Methodology

Emily Ellis, Collage, Art, Qualitative Research
You're Well Preserved in my Fridgidere
Hand Cut Collage
14" x 17"

I was overwhelmed by the conglomerate context of care and the emotions that hung. I found myself making an arraignment of the situation and I questioned my ability to design for an environment I felt scared in at that moment. My empathetic nature thrust myself directly in the resident’s place and I felt as exposed as they did in the nature of the care they received.