Monday, May 15, 2006

Not that I'm procrastinating or anything...

Exam is in less than 24 hours. What a perfect time to make my first medical humanities blog then.

For anyone who happens to be going to Belfast before the beginning of June, may like to know about an exhibition taking place at Queen's University. The links between art and medicine are being explored in an exhibition of work inspired by health 'in the broadest sense'.

Pieces on display include 'lifelines' by Struan and Kyle Hamilton, and 'Restore' by Hazel Neill (pictured) who are amongst the finalists in the fifth annual art competition organised by the Naughton Gallery at QUB.

According to the curator, Shan McAnena, the exhibits are the latest in a long tradition of pieces linking art and medicine, from the anatomical drawings of Leonardo Da Vinci to the installations of Damien Hirst.

Obviously, nothing could rival 'Medicine, Interrupted'...

The exhibition runs till May 27th and more information can be found at www.naughtongallery.org

Now, back to revision...

1 comment:

Giskin said...

Welcome to the blog, Matt! I'm just going to apply mental tippex to that first paragraph... :)

Thank you so much for blogging this exhibition. The works on the website look very interesting. I wonder what the basis is for awarding the prizes -- it's a pity the prizewinners are not shown. It is an annual, open competition so maybe our students should consider entering their work!