Reviewer needed: ‘Mother’ by Elinor Carucci

Elinor Carucci’s intriguing and insightful book ‘Mother’ (Prestel, 2013) is available for review. It raises interesting questions regarding the boundaries and definitions of the  medical humanities, as the collection of photographs explore both physical and emotional development in motherhood and childhood. Expressions of interest are welcome from across the medical humanities.  ‘Acclaimed photographer Read more…

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 Read more…

Photographic Histories of Psychology (CFP, Postgraduate Symposium, Leicester, 25 November 2014)

Postgraduate Symposium  “Photographic Histories of Psychology” 25th November 2014 PHRC, de Montfort University This symposium seeks to explore how photography and psychology have influenced each other throughout their histories. Its aim is twofold: to uncover how psychological notions have informed photographic practices, and to bring into light the historical role that photography Read more…

MASK MIRROR MEMBRANE – A Deborah Padfield Exhibition, London 6-16th July 2011

 MASK:MIRROR:MEMBRANE is the result of a collaboration between artist Deborah Padfield with pain specialist Professor Joanna Zakrzewska and facial pain clinicians and patients at UCLH. The images exhibited evolved out of a two-year artist’s residency investigating facial pain and the role photographs can play in its communication. It involved co-creating photographic images with Read more…