Artist: Rachel Cox
Project: Shiny Ghost
Description: In this series Rachel Cox photographs her grandmother over the last few years of her life as she struggled with a degenerative brain disease. Through photography, Cox was able to confront the unsettling emotions sewn into their relationship, and finally came to understand how mutual vulnerability and trust could restore their connection.
Rachel Cox was born in Irving, Texas, and currently lives in Lansing, Michigan. Her work has been shown at the Albuquerque Museum of Art, the Rayko Photo Center in San Francisco, the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, and the Houston Center for Photography, among other galleries and museums around the world. www.rachelcoxphootgraphy.com