Have you ever seen an X-ray image? What did you see
Illuminated is composed of digital X-ray images of organic objects
such as bones and sea corals.
This work invites us to think about what we can see, as well as what exists but is hidden.
Now it’s time for you to create your own art! Choose your background and arrange a selection of
images to create a digital X-ray collage. Stretch your imagination.
Why not try making fantastic landscapes of faraway places, or even intricate patterns?
Nona Garcia (b. 1978, the Philippines) grew up in Manila.
Her fascination with X-ray images began as a child,
when she spent much of her time at the hospital where her parents worked.
Garcia uses X-ray images of organic objects to form intricate patterns and designs which feature in
her series of lightbox and window-based installations. In 2013, she moved to the mountainous region
of Baguio City and began creating large-scale paintings inspired by the immediate landscapes around