Exhibition Review

‘Loud and tender’: exhibition review of John Walter’s Alien Sex Club, (Wellcome Collection, London, until 27th August) by Theo Gordon

Theo Gordon writes: What is the pedagogical function of art? How can art communicate complicated information about, for example, developments in HIV treatment, or changes in sexual behaviour and epidemiology, to the public? And, perhaps more importantly, why might art be considered an appropriate channel for the dissemination of medical Read more…

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Events

Curating the Medical Humanities: a one-day workshop at Birkbeck, University of London (13 September 2018)

Thursday 13th September, 9.30am – 6pm Curating the Medical Humanities considers some of the key ethical, intellectual and practical challenges involved in curating medical humanities exhibitions, particularly in relation to questions of audience, accessibility, participation and public engagement. The workshop developed out of the organisers’ experiences curating the exhibition Mr A Moves in Read more…

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Exhibitions, Performances and Screenings

Hearing Voices: Suffering, Inspiration, and the Everyday (Exhibition, Durham, 5 November 2016 – 26 February 2017)

Hearing the Voice is delighted to announce that Hearing Voices: suffering, inspiration and the everyday – the first exhibition to examine voice-hearing from different cultural, clinical, historical, literary and spiritual perspectives – opens at Palace Green Library in Durham on Saturday 5 November 2016. Informed by Hearing the Voice research and Read more…

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Conferences and Symposiums

Artists’ Books and the Medical Humanities (Symposium, exhibition and workshop, Canterbury, April 2016)

Post provided by Dr Stella Bolaki: Artists’ Books and the Medical Humanities An interdisciplinary symposium and workshop, accompanied by Prescriptions: an exhibition of artists’ books by Martha A. Hall and other artists Artists’ Books and the Medical Humanities consists of an exhibition of artists’ books in the Beaney House of Read more…

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Exhibitions, Performances and Screenings

The Practical Art of Medicine: dissection, diagnosis and disease in the Early Modern Period (Exhibition and Events, Durham University, 2013)

The Practical Art of Medicine: dissection, diagnosis and disease in the Early Modern Period is a ‘Spotlight’ exhibition in the Wolfson Gallery, Palace Green Library, Durham. It looks at the period between the fifteenth and eighteenth centuries and its many advances in the study of anatomy, chemistry and physiology. Inspired Read more…

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Call for Papers

InSight 2: Engaging the Health Humanities (Call for proposals, Exhibition & Publication, Alberta Canada, 2013)

The InSight2 Steering Committee write: We are excited to share information about our extended call for proposals for our InSight2: Engaging the Health Humanities international exhibition and publication which offer frameworks for examining linkages, experiences, visualizations and productive imaginings at the nexus of the health humanities, design and community engagement. Read more…

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Centre for Medical Humanities