Past programme

Pathologies, Punchlines, Power: the Medicalized Body, Humour and Art. With Katie Snow, Christine Slobogin and Laura Cowley. 10th August 2022.

Data, devices, diagnosis: Biomedical imaging & artists’ practices. Ilona Sagar and Flis Holland in conversation with Samantha Lippett, and with a response from Jane Macnaughton. 20th July 2022.

(Re)Producing Reproduction: obstetrics, midwifery and mothering. With Jessica DandonaVanessa Dion Fletcher and Lyndsay Mann. 8th June 2022.

Infertility and Unpregnancy: Strategies for Transdisciplinary Practice in Art and Medicine. A dialogue between art historian Tamar Tembeck and artist Heidi Barkun, and a response from Isabel Davis. 18th May 2022. 

Art Hx X Confabulations at curative/spaces: Art Hx 2022 Symposium. With presentations from Michaela Clark, Chimwemwe Phiri, Shelley Angelie Saggar, and Sadie Levy Gale. 28th April 2022.

Patient-Doctor Intimates. Through art and art historical practice, Olivia Turner and Alison Syme explore the entangled, intimate, and dangerous possibilities of patient-doctor relationships, especially when these identities are embodied by women. 9th March 2022.

Being Horizontal: Vulnerability, Interdependence and Resistance. Curated by Nora Heidorn and featuring films by Nashashibi/Skaer, Teatro da Vertigem, and Kinkaleri, a performance by Harold Offeh, and a conversation with Felicity Callard. 9th February 2022.

What Is “Lived Experience”? This event brought together artist Daniel Regan and historian Chris Millard in a conversation on the use of the term ‘lived experience’ in the arts, health, and academic sectors. 12th January 2022.

Medical Imaging and the Contemporary Clinical Encounter. A panel presentation and roundtable conversation with Silvia Casini, Beverley Hood and Liz Orton. 8th December 2021.

Feelings, Objects, Altars: Using the ‘Bibliographic Altar’ to Explore Depression. A participatory workshop curated by Julie Hollenbach and Robin Alex McDonald and guided by Justice Walz. 24th November 2021.

Correspondence as Care: Writing to Bessie and Cookie. A presentation and discussion of work in progress by Gemma Blackshaw and Alice Butler. 6th October 2021.

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