The piece is titled PEARL, which is an acronym used in healthcare to describe pupillary response, Pupils Equal and Reactive to Light. The signs and symptoms of an opioid overdose include a decreased level of consciousness, pinpoint pupils, and respiratory depression. This piece is a visual representation of the moment someone's pupils dilate following the administration of the life saving medication Naloxone.

Artist bio

  • Alexandra Marie Hendriks
  • 2021
  • digital painting
  • signed on the front