Visual Instructions on Coin Therapy | Flipbook Set | 2013
Visual Instructions on Coin Therapy questions the notion of pain and healing. Coin therapy is a temporary medicine that originated in China and have been practiced in many Southeast Asian countries as a traditional method of healing physical pain including colds or backache. In Cambodia, it has been passed down in my family, where my father was first taught at the age of 10 to draw onto his mother. This moved to Canada when I was eventually taught around the same age by my mother to draw onto my father. Here, the coin tool with handle and Vick’s Vapor Rub, are provided along with a set of books working as moving images when flipped.