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An epitaphios is an icon representing Christ after he has been taken down from the cross and before burial. I plan to depict a skin graft in which skin is removed from Christ and allocated among the other figures, each representing a different step in the procedure, in comparison to the Holy Communion ("eat this bread, it is my flesh.") Keeping in mind that in a skin graft the tissue is typically provided by the patient himself to discourage rejection of the transplant, I hope to ponder the nature of the Eucharist and its donor.
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Description
An epitaphios is an icon representing Christ after he has been taken down from the cross and before burial. I plan to depict a skin graft in which skin is removed from Christ and allocated among the other figures, each representing a different step in the procedure, in comparison to the Holy Communion ("eat this bread, it is my flesh.") Keeping in mind that in a skin graft the tissue is typically provided by the patient himself to discourage rejection of the transplant, I hope to ponder the nature of the Eucharist and its donor.
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