Exhibitions, Performances and Screenings

FLUX: Responding to Head and Neck Cancer (Exhibition, Chicago, 18 May-19 August 2018)

    The International Museum of Surgical Science, Chicago, is pleased to announce the opening of “FLUX: Responding to Head and Neck Cancer,” an exhibition curated by Dr Lianne McTavish, Professor of the History of Art, Design and Visual Culture at the University of Alberta. Presenting artists include Brad Necyk, Heather Read more…

Events

Whose stories? Sharing the authorship of medical histories of the First World War (Public event, Exeter, 26 April 2018)

Exeter University’s Centre for Medical History and Exeter Local History Society present Stories of Exeter’s War Hospitals 1914-1919, an event including talks, an exhibition and a reception. The event starts at 5.30pm at the front entrance of Reed Hall, Exeter University, with the unveiling of a heritage plaque commemorating the use of Reed Read more…

Exhibitions, Performances and Screenings

Empathy and Affect in Medical and Theatrical Practice (Workshop, Warwick, 13-14 October 2017)

The University of Warwick’s Humanities Research Centre is holding a two-day workshop, Empathy and Affect in Medical and Theatrical Practice on 13-14 October 2017. This event will bring together theatre practitioners, clinicians, and scholars in humanities and medical ethics with other members of the public to consider the embodiment of illness Read more…

Exhibitions, Performances and Screenings

Mr A Moves in Mysterious Ways: Selected Artists from the Adamson Collection (Art Exhibition, London, 15 May-25 July 2017)

The Adamson Collection is one of the world’s largest collections of artworks made by psychiatric patients. It consists of approximately 6,000 paintings, drawings and sculptural objects, produced between 1946 and 1981 by the residents of Netherne, a long-stay British mental hospital, under the guidance of art therapy pioneer Edward Adamson. This Read more…

Exhibitions, Performances and Screenings

CASEBOOKS (Exhibition, University of Westminster, 17 March – 23 April 2017)

Ambika P3 and the Casebooks Project at the University of Cambridge present CASEBOOKS: six contemporary artists and an extraordinary medical archive. This is a major exhibition engaging with one of the largest surviving sets of medical records in history. International contemporary artists Jasmina Cibic, Federico Díaz, Lynn Hershman Leeson, Rémy Markowitsch, Lindsay Seers and Read more…

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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