‘Representing the Medical Body’ took place at the Science Museum, London, on 28thMarch 2019. Words: Fiona Johnstone. Pictures: Lucy Lyons. “Did you notice that everyone was constantly talking about their feelings?” asked a colleague,
Lisa Diedrich shares an extract from her recent keynote address “Graphic Analysis: on drawing illness and care as queer in graphic narratives” at Curating Health: Graphic Medicine and Visual Representations of Illness (Stockholm, December 2018).
How to collaborate beyond the academy in research in dementia and culture? Working Together, a workshop organised by Sarah Falcus (University of Huddersfield) and Raquel Medina (Aston University) for the Dementia, Narrative and Culture
In anticipation of the opening of ‘narrative cardiology’ exhibition The Heart of the Matter at the Copeland Gallery in London tomorrow, and following on from Wendy Lowe’s review last week, artist Angela Maddock gives her
In anticipation of the opening of ‘narrative cardiology’ exhibition The Heart of the Matter at the Copeland Gallery in London in November, Wendy Lowe reviews this summer’s Bristol installation of the show (The Heart of
The constant interloper To lay my cards on the table, I am an arts-in-health person from the UK, who moved north–south to Johannesburg, and into the medical humanities, and has now clambered back north
Novelist Hilda Reilly discusses biographical fiction as a research method into the patient experience — and the unexpected questions raised in her exploration of Bertha Pappenheim, aka ‘Anna O’. Medical historian Roy Porter (1985) draws
Associate Editor Fiona Johnstone writes about being an art historian in the medical humanities, and proposes some future directions for increased visual engagement in the field. As an art historian, I am often the sole
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