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Title: Anatomy Lessons
Authors: Ingham, Karen
Keywords: Photography
Issue Date: 2004
Publisher: Dewi Lewis Publishing
Citation: Karen Ingham
Abstract: Practice-led interdisciplinary research, linked to completed PhD investigation into representations, historical and contemporary, of the anatomical theatre and the bio-medical domain. Funding: AHRC ‘Small Grants in The Creative and Performing Arts’ and Wellcome Trust ‘Engaging Science’ award. Research questions how contemporary collaborations between artists and bio-scientists are re-invigorating the discourse between medicine, technology and art, focusing on a post-modern re-framing of the Dutch Anatomy Lesson paintings. Methodologies incorporate: collaborations with anatomists and anatomy theatres in Padua, Dublin, London, Edinburgh and Cardiff; exhibitions of large-scale photographic artworks; DVD projections. Unprecedented permission from HM Inspector of Anatomy allowing public to view work in functioning dissecting rooms whilst simultaneously exhibiting in galleries and museums as a cross fertilisation of science and art. Published as hardback book 2004, Dewi Lewis Publishing, UK, Europe and Worldwide ISBN 1-904587-14-3, 64 pages text, 42 colour photographs.
Description: Hardback artists publication with essays based on touring exhibition of photographic and DVD artworks in functioning dissection rooms and anatomical museums.
ISSN: 1-904587-14-3
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