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Translations. Body Talk: whose language?

Translations. Body Talk: whose language?

Patterson, Jennifer ORCID: 0000-0002-8254-7602 (2016) Translations. Body Talk: whose language? Association of Medical Humanities. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This exhibition brings together Catherine Greenwood’s work on body images with Deborah Padfield’s on metaphors of pain. Translations explores how aspects of visual and verbal language, their form, content and structure can present readers with different ways of seeing, reading, knowing and relating to visual media. It forms part of the Association for Medical Humanities 2016 Conference Body Talk: whose language? at The University of Greenwich.

Bringing art together with medicine is not new. The close links between aesthetics and ethics in Western ideals of beauty and morality was written about in Ancient Greek philosophy and are closely linked in many other cultures and religions. Today, working on what it means to be human and bringing the human back into medicine through patient-centred care presents exciting possibilities for new forms and mergings of art and medicine, through which art can become a form of tool or even a form of treatment.

Item Type: Other
Additional Information: Exhibition catalogue and Essay of the 'Translations' exhibition, curated by Jennifer Patterson, and held at University of Greenwich Galleries from 6th - 14th July 2016.
Uncontrolled Keywords: body image, pain metaphors
Subjects: N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Architecture, Computing & Humanities
Faculty of Architecture, Computing & Humanities > Applied Sociology Research Group
Last Modified: 04 May 2018 12:05
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: GREAT c
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/20202

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