Visual and Material Culture and an Old Anatomy School – Trinity College Dublin

Fiona Johnstone reports on the latest New Generations in Medical Humanities workshop, hosted by Trinity College Dublin in June 2015: AUTOPSY 1. Seeing with one’s own eyes, eye-witnessing; personal observation or inspection. 2. Inspection of a dead body, so as to ascertain by actual inspection its internal structure, and esp. to find out the cause Read the full article…

Death, Art and Anatomy Conference (CfP, University of Winchester, 3-6 June 2016)

An interdisciplinary conference exploring the intersections between death, art and anatomy, by bringing together art historians, medical historians, and practising artists. The intersection between death, art and anatomy is a largely marginalised area of study, but one this conference hopes to explore. A major strand of the conference will be addressing a core problem in Read the full article…

Death, Art and Anatomy Conference (CfP, University of Winchester, 3-6th June 2016)

An interdisciplinary conference exploring the intersections between death, art and anatomy, by bringing together art historians, medical historians, and practising artists The intersection between death, art and anatomy is a largely marginalised area of study, but one this conference hopes to explore. A major strand of the conference will be addressing a core problem in Read the full article…

Notes from Galveston (Week 8): Jac Saorsa, Visiting Scholar at the University of Texas

Week 8! Week 7 disappeared in a visit from a friend, complete with car, and an amazing (for an artist with a passion for the human form) voyage into the world of the University of Texas Medical Branch Anatomy Department! I stepped away temporarily from the Drawing Women’s Cancer box in order to see parts Read the full article…

Lessons in Anatomy: Dissecting medicine and health through visual and literary arts collaboration

Rachael Allen and Eliot North, November 2013 – July 2014 Drawing on her 2 years experience as artist in residence (AIR) at Newcastle, Northumbria and Durham University anatomy labs, and success as a multidisciplinary artist working within the fields of medicine, medical humanities and health, Rachael Allen has been awarded the New Collaboration Bursary from Read the full article…

Introducing the Medical Heritage Library

The Medical Heritage Library (MHL) is a digital curation collaborative among some of the world’s leading medical libraries. Our goal is to provide the means by which readers and scholars across a multitude of disciplines can examine the interrelated nature of medicine and society, both to inform contemporary medicine and strengthen understanding of the world Read the full article…

Performing Medicine – The Anatomy Season – 28 Oct to 10 Dec 2011

For six weeks from 28 October to 10 December, Performing Medicine: The Anatomy Season explores the fertile and fascinating relationships between anatomy and performance bringing together brilliant artists, anatomists, medics and thinkers for a series of conversations, performances and workshops. Beginning with the dissection of the theatre at Sadler’s Wells for the world premiere of Read the full article…