REPINA Katia – Russie
Returning to Oneself
“Returning to Oneself” is a project that is meant to bring into the visible space the healing process that myself and others have experienced through our participation in the Amazonian ritual of Kambo. On my ten-year anniversary of being an immigrant I received alarming medical diagnosis: my body was in a precarious pre-cancer stage. To prevent this, I was told I would need to undergo a surgical procedure which would impact my ability to bear children in the future. I refused the surgery for the time being. Since Kambo is known for treating cancer, I decided to try it.