Shaunia Grant

Email: shauniagrant@gmail.com
IG: @unloadedmindset

While medication is critical for people who require it to function, it can cause side effects and discomfort. The need to have medication as a part of daily life in order to sustain the body is a convoluted compromise. The act of taking medicine becomes mundane and allows for the ignoring of the complex place it takes in the lives of those who need it. In my work I hope to express the mundane yet necessary reality that a body is needed in order to continue supporting life, but it is not always a source of comfort.


By creating jewelry that reflects its place, I heighten the monotonous nature of taking medicine, as well as creating a physical reminder to its presence. My work is trying to make visible something that many people choose to hide, the struggle of living in a body that doesn’t always seem to be on your side.

Mundane Remedy Series
Powder Coat, Copper, Pig Intestines, Pills
2020
Habitual Compliance
Powder Coat, Copper, Pig Intestines, Pills
3” x 3” x3.5”
2020
Habitual Compliance
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Habitual Compliance
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Mundane Ritual
Powder Coat, Copper, Pig Intestines, Pills
3.5” x 3.5” x2”
2020
Mundane Ritual
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Mundane Ritual
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Cultivating Extent
Powder Coat, Copper, Pig Intestines, Pills
4.5” x 1.25” x 1,5”
2020
Cultivating Extent
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Cultivating Extent
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Myriad Rx Series
Silver, Pills, Cardstock, Foil
Size Varies
2020
Myriad Series
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Myriad Series
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Myriad Series
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