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The Wellcome Image Awards are the British medical research charity’s most eye-catching celebration of science, medicine and life. From photography and illustration to super-resolution microscopy and medical scans, the images use a variety of methods to capture the imagination and bring complex concepts to life.ife.
Overall Winner; Stickman — the Vicissitudes of Crohn’sThis image is part of a series called Stickman — the Vicissitudes of Crohn’s. Its images are based around the character Stickman, a proxy or alter ego of the artist, who suffers from Crohn’s disease. He is made of sticks rather than bones and references the associated symptoms of weight loss, the body’s fragility following a flare-up, and the abrupt, transformative nature of Crohn’s disease.Spooky Pooka/Wellcome Images