Affect Formations: Musical performance with live animations shaped by emotional online survey

The Affect Formations project with the Music Department of Durham University explores the relationship between our emotional response to drawings and musical features through several public performances in the North East. Artist Adinda van ’t Klooster is inviting people to complete an online survey and in doing so contribute to an innovative artwork merging music, Read the full article…

Durham University’s Interdisciplinary Doctoral Training Programme in Visual Culture

Readers of the CMH blog will be interested to note the launch of Durham University’s Interdisciplinary Training Programme in Visual Culture. This new Leverhulme-funded training scheme, headed by the Centre for Visual Art and Culture (CVAC), will run for five years, with intakes in 2015, 16 and 17. Applications may now be made for the first Read the full article…

“A Picture of Health” (London 7 Nov 2014) – Free conference reviewer ticket

The organisers of the forthcoming postgraduate conference “A Picture of Health: Representations and Imaginations of Wellbeing and Illness” (London, 7th November 2014) have one free ticket to offer to a reader of the CMH blog. In exchange, the free ticket holder will be expected to write a review of the event for the CMH blog. Read the full article…

Photographic Histories of Psychology (Symposium, de Montfort University, November 25 2014)

Photographic Histories of Psychology One-day postgraduate symposium 25 November, 2014 Trinity House, PHRC, de Montfort University, Leicester Registration now open (registration fee includes sandwich lunch, tea and coffee) *£0: PHRC students and speakers *£10: de Montfort University students *£20: students *£26: non students The registration link is here.   Program: Photographic Histories Of Psychology 10:00 Read the full article…

Screen Bodies: A new journal of screen and body studies

Screen Bodies is a new peer-reviewed journal focusing on the intersection of Screen Studies and Body Studies across disciplines, institutions, and media. It is a forum promoting the discussion of research and practices through articles, reviews, and interviews that investigate various aspects of embodiment on and in front of screens. The journal considers moving and Read the full article…

Portraits of Violence: Public Lecture by Suzannah Biernoff (Durham Light Infantry Museum Art Gallery, 6-7:30 pm, 18 Sept 2014)

Portraits of Violence: Public Lecture by Suzannah Biernoff Durham Light Infantry Museum Art Gallery, 6-7:30 pm, 18 Sept 2014 A free event supported by the Centre for Medical Humanities, Durham University, and Wellcome Trust. One of the most poignant innovations of the First World War was the production of portrait masks for severely disfigured servicemen: Read the full article…

Figuring the Tumor : Photography, Self, and Advanced Cancer in Botswana – Julie Livingston (Public Lecture, Wellcome Trust, 11 June 2014)

Wellcome Medal Lecture Figuring the Tumor : Photography, Self, and Advanced Cancer in Botswana will be given by Dr Julie Livingston, Rutgers University Wednesday 11 June 2014, at 5.30pm (talk to start at 6.00pm) at the Wellcome Trust Gibbs Building, 215 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE This talk considers a series of photographs and other Read the full article…