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Australian artist Eugenie Lee evokes the chronic pain of endometriosis in high-tech experiential artworks – ABC News

Eugenie Lee combines installation art, scientific research and cutting-edge technology to create participatory artworks that aim to change the culture around pain….

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Eugenie Lee has strapped a thick, strange-looking belt, a kind of torture device, to gynaecologist and endocrinologist Dr Natasha Andreadis.
The custom-built haptic device gives the wearer pelvic pain-like sensations, and at first, Dr Andreadis’s descriptions of the experience are fairly innocuous: “I’m feeling like my organs, woah, are really getting a deep massage.”
But once Lee ratchets up the intensity level, Dr Andreadis says “it’s like someone’s punching you and they’ve got spikes on their…

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