Frances Williams leans into the tensions of narrating the history of the Arts in Health movement, a sprawling field encompassing many ‘sub-fields’, including the medical humanities.
‘Theatre for Children in Hospital: The Gift of Compassion’ by Persephone Sextou (The University of Chicago Press, 2016). Persephone Sextou comprehensively frames Theatre for Children in Hospital (TCH) as a bedside and interactive theatre approach
‘The Sick Rose: Or; Disease and the Art of Medical Illustration’ by Richard Barnett (Thames & Hudson, 2014). Following our initial call for a clinical and artist’s review of ‘The Sick Rose,’ Dr Alice McLachlan offers her perspective as a
Re-posted with permission from Hearing the Voice Lois Arkeley is a Trainee Clinical Psychologist at Teesside University. She writes: Earlier this month I attended the UK launch of In the Real by Conor McCormack at the
Fiona Johnstone, PhD candidate at Birkbeck University, writes: Susan Aldworth’s latest exhibition, Transience, at GV Arts, London, until 20th July, is based on a suite of etchings taken from slices of human brain tissue.
For the first four days of last week, (thanks to much-appreciated support from the Centre for Medical Humanities), I and others from CMH (Mike White and Mary Robson) were immersed in the dynamic atmosphere
Mike White, Senior Research Fellow in Arts and Health in the Centre for Medical Humanities at Durham University, writes: Two years on, we have convened our second Critical Mass meeting to explore the development